Dearest Poet of the North

Dearest Poet of the North, There have been several occasions whereby you have single-paragraphedly saved my life.  In order for you to be properly acquainted with myself, you ought to be aware of the circumstances leading up to where your words found me. My humble upbringing and lack of any real culture or exposure, never…

A Request for Your Honest Story

One of my favorite things in the world is stories.  I have an affinity for words, novels, short stories and tall-tales.  But more than that, I love to hear people’s real stories.  I am that friend that you mean to have a quick coffee with and somehow end up amazed when five hours have past…

It’s Hard Sometimes

It’s hard sometimes. To say what we mean. And mean what we say. To follow our heart. And show it the way. To live for today. And plan for tomorrow. Letting go of the past. And all of our sorrow. With each ounce of pain. And every tear shed. Is an ounce more of wisdom….

A Quieting

After a lovely weekend of serendipity and destiny and truly present moments: I am so very grateful for the people in my life and those that have crossed my path.  Words will never express the depth of my gratitude. Thank you all for sharing your authentic selves. Yours truly, Erin Terese

Who is This Person Before Me?

There were a number of things that I was expecting to happen during my Sober October.  I expected to have more time to work on side projects, extra energy from eating healthier and resting more, and weight loss from not drinking and increased physical activity.  As expected, all of my expectations came to fruition.  Oddly…

A Moment of Revelation: Mind, Body and Heart.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I do some of my best thinking while driving in my car. This has been an interesting week and month – lots of thinking to be done.  When I woke up this morning, the sun was shining and there was a dusting of clouds against the…