west | south



seven thingsInspiration, Eating, Listening, Watching, Reading, Working & Making

hey there, friend!


Did you survive the week intact?  Short weeks after a long weekend are made even tougher by taking the entire week before the holiday off as we just did.


We didn't go anywhere, but we didn't work, at least not too much.  It was a very welcome break that I feel incredibly lucky we are in a place to take.  I'm realizing that placing more emphasis on re-charging instead of just ploughing through life really does give us more energy to tackle all that we face.


Also, reading this helped me to feel better about actively shutting out the news for a couple of days.  Drinking from a firehose of rage and sadness doesn't serve anybody, and taking a break helped to clear my brain a bit and give some focus. 


So there were lots of leisurely morning coffees, non-stop sports (with the craziest weekend of College Football I've ever watched), and no real obligations other than the list of to-dos I mentally made for myself and then promptly ignored.


And these…


Here are the other things that have been getting me by these days.  I hope they do the same for you, wherever and however you may be.







Thank you so much for following along, First name / friend! I'm so glad you're here.


And hey, if you're looking for some thoughtful design help for your overwhelming project, we should work together!


Keep taking care of yourself, okay?


Hear From You Soon,


Apple music


Links in this email may be affiliate links; this means I could make a few pennies if you decide to make a purchase through the link - never with any additional cost to you.  As ever, thanks so much for your support!