Here Be Dragons

Readers, today I would like to teach you that the characters in our fantasy stories face many different kinds of dragons. Some dragons are literal, meaning the characters are actually fighting a real dragon, while others are metaphorical dragons. DingMy gaslight pops on againReminding me I have 20 more miles to emptyI heavy sighAnother dragon…… Continue reading Here Be Dragons

Categorized as Krista

Finish Line

All momentum is gone. It’s finished, right? Was this for an indefinite amount of time? I’m uncomfortable. Is this forever? If I am honest, I can’t “do this”. No, I don’t want to. I’m sure that circumstances will change again, but when? How long will I feel this? I can’t discern well at times, and…… Continue reading Finish Line

Dear E.,

It’s me, your Aunt Alyssa… Do you want to know a secret? I can’t keep it from you any longer because I’m bursting out the seams! And truthfully, I don’t really want it to be a secret. Okay, here it is… I love you SO much and I haven’t even met you yet. I’ve watched…… Continue reading Dear E.,

An open letter to you.

Reflecting. Been slicing for a MONTH now. And I wonder what made this different than, say, a 30 day water drinking challenge?! Now that I’m here, I’m noticing that I haven’t written in a LONG time. And it feels good. Also, I’m really random. Also also, I was vulnerable and posted some of my slices…… Continue reading An open letter to you.

Categorized as Janette


I love you so much, but I am leaving. I gave you EVERYTHING I had. I’m glad I did, because I got so much in return. I found deep joy in the kids. There was so much love. I know that this is the right decision, but it is very tough. Still so much love.…… Continue reading view

31 Reasons to Slice

1. It allows me to become more comfortable being uncomfortable. Putting yourself out there is hard! 2. Community of slicers 3. Gives me more reason to work with my amazing curriculum coach, @onathought 4. An outlet for creativity and self expression 5. I can do hard things 6. I pause more and am mindful about…… Continue reading 31 Reasons to Slice