#sanjuanisland Tag

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve always heard of tales of love at first sight in movies and music, but in my own experience, I have mostly found that I come to love things more through time and familiarity—that is at least until this...

Butterflies and moths are often seen as polar opposites: butterflies are graceful and need to be saved; moths are gross and will eat your clothes. Butterflies are eternalized in tattoos on peoples’ bodies; moths are eternalized as a stain on peoples’ walls when they fly...

Two weeks ago, in the middle of a pandemic and global crisis, I packed up my most important belongings and flew from one airport near the Mississippi River to another by the Pacific Ocean. Being a prairie kid from Missouri, where most bodies of water are...