I feel a little less South Dakotan today

I’ve been in a mood all day. One of those moods when my coworkers can hear me complaining down the hall. When I set the treadmill a little higher on my mid-day run because I am currently not drinking and need to relieve the stress some way. When you just want to hit the fastContinue reading “I feel a little less South Dakotan today”

A letter to myself on Valentine’s Day 2015

My love is coming to me. My love is coming to me. He will be here by the end of the year. … Clean up your heart to be ready for your love. Rest assured, he is coming. No need to seek. Just live. … Oh sweet, Heather, I wish you wouldn’t torture yourself. YouContinue reading “A letter to myself on Valentine’s Day 2015”

Be there for the world

It’s a beautiful mid-November day, almost so lovely that you can’t believe in a few months harsh winds and heaps of snow will make all interactions with outside nearly intolerable. As I walk home from the train, I listen to an episode of Lena Dunham’s staggeringly good podcast, Women of the Hour. This episode is aboutContinue reading “Be there for the world”