Sara Blackthorne

  • September 13, 2016 Love Letters Drifting in the Sand

    At the end of August, I snapped this photo on my way to the beach. It was near the end of my writing residency at the Sou'Wester Lodge, and we wanted to run the puppy for a while to wear her out -- it...

  • August 31, 2016 Witches, Journeys, and the Strength to Inhale

    It's day two of my week-long writing residency here at the Sou'Wester Lodge in Seaview, Washington. My partner and I were scheduled to teach three workshops this week,...

  • August 23, 2016 The Quiet of Summer Heat

    *Life has been a little bit busy of late...*

  • August 01, 2016 On Taquerias and Harvest Time and Travelling the Deep

    It seems like such a silly thing, to be overjoyed by tacos. The juice dripping down your palm, the soft scent of the fresh corn tortilla, the way the cilantro adds just the right amount of sweet and s...

  • July 18, 2016 On Words and Ritual and Revolutions in Our Backyards

    These days, it is 2 pound chunks of obsidian, ice cold water, and medium Blackwing Palomino pencils keeping me sane. The global pain and trauma is coming to a tipping point (and it's scary to feel tha...

  • April 05, 2016 Cairns and Love Letters and Rainbow Sugar

    As I write this, I'm waiting in the car for my love to finish work. We have a few moments between things, and I am hopeful we will spend them adventuring. For me, adventure is the language of connecti...

  • March 30, 2016 The Importance of Wandering

    If you've spent any time with me in person, you know that I am a bit fidgety. I'm not a person who finds comfort in stillness. My meditation practice involves walking, because that is how I sink into ...

  • March 23, 2016 A Birdie Told Me

  • March 15, 2016 Silence, Wandering, and the Scratch of Pencil Lead

    *Things have been quiet around here, haven't they?*

  • January 15, 2016 Surfacing, Sure-Facing, and Diving into the Mystery

    Happy 2016! After taking some time away from this newsletter (to move across the country and begin a wonderful new adventure), I am *thrilled* to be stepping back into this space and sharing the magic...