Here and Now

Candace Rose Rardon
Musings on writing, art, and mindfulness, delivered right to your inbox every month.
Created 24 Mar 2020
  • Introducing “The Humane Home” + a giveaway! 📗
    20 Apr 2021 • 1 min read • 5 22
    “There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after the winter.” — Rachel Carson Hi friend! Last month, I loved shar...
  • Here and Now #10: The fields of our own making 🐎
    13 Apr 2021 • 3 min read • 9 4
    “I want to walk through life amazed and inarticulate with thanks.” — David Whyte Dear friend, Over Easter weekend, I had the chance to return to one of my new favorite places in Uruguay: a beautiful c...
  • Behind the sleep story: “The Glass Maker of Murano” 🧿
    16 Mar 2021 • 3 min read • 4 1
    “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” — Rumi Hi friend! I loved getting to share my new book with you last week — and to everyone who entered the giveaway, thank ...
  • My new book is here! And a giveaway 🎉
    09 Mar 2021 • 2 min read • 3 70
    “Coffee is a lot more than just a drink; it’s something happening.” — Gertrude Stein Dear friend, Stuff Every Coffee Lover Should Know is here! And I can’t quite believe it. My path to becoming an aut...
  • Here and Now #7: On stillness 🌾
    02 Mar 2021 • 2 min read • 3 4
    “I felt in need of a great pilgrimage, so I sat still for three days.” ― Hafiz Hi friend! How are you? It’s great to be back in touch with you here. Over the past decade as a writer and artist, I’ve c...
  • Here and Now #6: A World of Calm 💙
    01 Oct 2020 • 1 min read • 3 3
    “Still, what I want in my life is to be willing to be dazzled — to cast aside the weight of facts and maybe even to float a little above this difficult world.” ― Mary Oliver Dear friend, How are you h...
  • Behind the sleep story: “The Natural Wonders of the World” 🌎
    30 Apr 2020 • 2 min read
    “The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” ― W. B. Yeats Last month, I loved going behind the scenes of my Sleep Story, “Ancient Paths of Anatolia.” Today, ...
  • The soothing comfort of tea – and a book giveaway! ☕️
    16 Apr 2020 • 1 min read • 10 64
    “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” — C. S. Lewis In the midst of these challenging times, I feel so blessed that this week held two special reasons to cele...
  • Here and Now #3: Beneath the almond tree 🌿
    09 Apr 2020 • 1 min read • 2 2
    “No constellation is as steadfast, no accomplishment as irrevocable as a connection between human beings.” — Rainer Maria Rilke Hi friend, Last year, I put together a free ebook that I’d love to share...
  • Resources in a time of quarantine 📚
    07 Apr 2020 • 2 min read • 1 2
    “It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world.” ― Mary Oliver We’re living in unprecedented times, and navigating this crisis often feels like trying to move acros...
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