On Becoming Maria is Moving!

🎉 Happy New Year! 🎉 Hope the new year has been beautiful to you so far.  OMG, I am so excited to be here and also, to have YOU here, reading! I am at my desk, writing and shimmying and cheesing. There is music blaring here in my home office as I type. I am so stoked…

New Podcast Episode-58: GOODBYE 2019

I went to considerable lengths to record this podcast episode. You’ll have to tune in to understand what I mean by that. The latest episode of If Not Now, When? {GOODBYE 2019, episode 58} is available to listen to on iTunes, Libsyn or Spotify. In the meantime—HOLY SHIT!—the decade is almost OVERRR!! How cool is…

A Rebel, Angels, Inspiration & Holidays

I went back and forth this morning, wondering, is today the day? Will I write something for the blog and publish it or not? I’m in the bedroom, sitting on top of the spread, surrounded by yarn and pillows. It’s super quiet. The sun is shining brightly—finally!— and this room feels extra comfy, filled with…

New Podcast Episode-56 How Crochet Amped Up My Writing Game

You know that feeling you get when you’re on a rollercoaster ride and it starts making that clank-clank-clank noise as it creeps ever so slowly to the tippy top,— the earth falling away below until it looks like ants and toy buildings— just before it free-falls into a massive dip? Scary shit right there. I…