March 2019

laraaustinshoop.SOM.March2019Lara Austin Shoop


Is it any wonder that the smallest of gestures have ripples that change the outcome of a life.
Days aren’t merely “placeholders” for numbers,
in a week,
in a month,
in a year.
In a life.
Each snooze button pressed, coffee poured, text answered, speeding, yelling, lost keys, forgotten words, smile, red light, tear, ripped hem, prayer, stubbed toe, broken heart, locked door, missing shoe, left turn instead of right
They all add up.
Bringing you to now.
Grab it.
It is where you are meant to be.


RobinWardMarch19Robin Ward

“Well you look like yourself
But you’re somebody else
Only it ain’t on the surface”
-Flora Cash


TonyaEdwards_March19Tonya Silva Edwards

When did we stop loving photographs of ourselves? Is there a path back?


LKEIM_SOM_March2019Lauren Keim

“My days all look the same
And I’ve known these wolves by name
‘Cause my own devils are all heartless lovers
And these sea legs tend to ache
Whenever I stay in the same place
It might be good of me to go”

—Ballroom Thieves


JosuneAizpurua_march19Josune Aizpurua

“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun” – Pablo Picasso


Daniela Sokolowski March19FinalDaniela Sokolowski

Saying YES to more adventures in my life.


tricia boutelle march 2019Tricia Boutelle

Growing up, it was slowly, consistently shown to me that my desire for solitude was somehow “wrong”. It meant that I was anti-social, or odd. I do not think these things were intentional, but that they simply came from a place of unknowing, and little understanding of personality types from the adults in my life. A life surrounded by extroverts. It’s taken me a lifetime to undo those thought patterns, to embrace my need for solitude. And now that I’m here, with a much fuller understanding of what my introverted, type 4, infp-ness means, it’s a lovely and fulfilling place to be.


jackiecuervo_marchJackie Cuervo

“There is no point in saying anything but the truth. “ – Amy Winehouse


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