Author, Nov 6, 2020

Quick fun facts: I’m 45, have been married since I was 18, and have two boys over the age of 21. I’ve got a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, and I owned my own company for five years.

I’ve taught myself sewing, jewelry, bottle beading, cross-stitch, embroidery, making headdresses, and costumes…

Photo by Nick Karvounis on Unsplash

Everywhere people can be found, levels of animosity, apathy, enmity, and angst rise among entire populations. Cranky, crabby people forced to participate in drawn-out pandemic preparations nope out in rates that incur even more Covid infections. The exhaustion is real and tangible. Planet-wide ennui seems a foregone conclusion.

What the…

But I learned to wire electricity into my tiny house.

Author picture, Nov 11, 2021, DIY electrical

In all the tiny house journeys I have ever seen or read about, the owners sometimes gloss over the hardships of building and focus on the triumphs. …

Deliberately downsizing to 192 square feet.

Author’s new home, July 21, 2021

As a child, I shared a room with my mom. As a teenager, I had my own bedroom and bathroom. As I got older, I shared a room and bathroom with roommates. Then my husband. We added children to the mix, then more roommates.

But I’m okay.

Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash

I couldn’t tell you the exact moment, the specific instance, when I realized that I was losing hope for the human race. There are far too many occasions that flash through my memory.

Mostly, though, it comes down to today.

Every day, I woke up with a…

Sunshine Zombiegirl

Existential editor. Mostly alive sort of undead, jack of all trades, master of none, but better than a master of one. AKA Kate sunshinezombiegirl@protonmail.com

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