Letters from Cara Margot

Cara Margot
Letters from Cara Margot
Created 15 Aug 2020
  • Just a few thoughts on death and dying
    04 Jul 2021 • 4 min read
    Bit of a heavy one today, folks, which is classic “me” after saying I wanted my writing to be more ~fun~ and ~low pressure~. But my goal is to make these newsletters closer to my daily diary entries, ...
  • You are allowed to prioritize your own health and joy
    27 Jun 2021 • 5 min read
    I turned 29 on Thursday. 19 doesn’t feel so very far away, and it’s strange to realize that, in fact, ten years stand between then and now. The last time I felt confident calling myself an artist was ...
  • Normal Scares Me
    25 Apr 2021 • 4 min read
    Today I write to you with two things on my mind, both revolving around the uncertainty of the future. I had a horrible dream two nights ago: It was a beautiful sunny day at the beach, and everyone was...
  • Love is work
    18 Apr 2021 • 7 min read
    We only lasted four days between Whistler dying and going to the shelter to adopt a dog. Erik is a dog person, he grew up with dogs and his great animal-love, his Whistler-equivalent, was a dog. We ha...
  • O Dogma! My Dogma!
    11 Apr 2021 • 7 min read
    Let me share a dirty secret that I intended to take to my grave: when I worked in Tech, I listened to a lot of Girl Boss-y podcasts. Jenna Kutcher’s The Goal Digger Podcast, Emily Thompson’s Being Bos...
  • To Ghost Or Not To Ghost
    04 Apr 2021 • 4 min read
    In my romantic relationships, I am almost always the breakup-er and not the breakup-ee, with 1.5 notable exceptions. In the first instance, I was ghosted repeatedly. How does this happen? How do you g...
  • Dear Diary,
    28 Mar 2021 • 5 min read
    My first journal was a white page-a-day diary. It had a gold lock and a Persian cat on the front. My entries were in sparkly gel pen and read “My best frend is Leah” and “my favrite coler is teel”. I ...
  • No New Friends
    28 Feb 2021 • 7 min read
    I wasn’t sure what I would write about this week, since most of what’s been occupying my brainspace is family-related, falling into the category of “things I do not want to mine for content on the int...
  • Suffering!
    21 Feb 2021 • 5 min read
    Generally, I take three days to write my newsletters: I spend Friday doing the hardest part, which is figuring out what the fuck I’m going to write about and sketching out the shape of it. Saturday is...
  • Am I ruining my relationship?
    14 Feb 2021 • 6 min read
    Hello! I feel as though I am hosting a housewarming party. Come on in! Let me take your coat! Welcome to this, a new home for us to gather in. I started this newsletter to record my experience pursuin...
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