Iridescent Ordinary

Rubi McGrory
A rubistudios production exploring the joys of a daily practice: creation, motivation, inspiration, facts, hacks and snacks.
Created 30 Mar 2021
  • It's "System Maintenance"
    29 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    I was going to make y’all a sweet little video of a bunch of my sunset/sunrise pictures for your snack break today. Then I decided that maybe people’s sunset pictures are in the same category as their...
  • Encomium for Sunrise
    26 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    I am not a morning person. I desperately want to be. Deep down in my chronobiology I’m a night-owl/snooze button/can’t-keep-my-eyes-open-at-3p.m.-but-will-read-until-3a.m. gal. I’ve tried to change th...
  • Forest Jam for your Nature Itch
    24 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 1
    Among my favorite ways to be in the world is nature exploration. Not the hard-core variety that pushes one to dizzying heights, involves the pursuit of crossing inhospitable territories, or anything d...
  • Element-ary, my dear...
    20 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 1
    I’m a bit late with this week’s installment because I have been indulging in my favorite form of self-care: the great outdoors. I understand what a privilege it is to be able to scoot off camping for ...
  • Free Snacks
    15 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Free midweek snacks! We’ve been talking about breathing as one of the most basic forms of self care. Good breathing and lots of fresh oxygen sends a signal to the autonomic nervous system to stop prod...
  • A Wee Bit of Science
    13 Sep 2021 5 0
    Many years ago, I was living with excruciating back pain. I joked that the knots in my back had calcified and taken up such permanent residence that they became bones of stress causing extreme pain wh...
  • Happy New Sponge Day
    08 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    Happy midweek snack break. What are you celebrating today? Find something, anything. No matter how boring, crappy or same-as-it-ever-was there is something remarkable for you to celebrate. It may be t...
  • Don't Put All of Your Yoni Eggs In One Basket
    06 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 2 1
    Hello, September! It’s been quite a week, but also quite a summer. The world is on fire, or it’s underwater, or it’s unjust, or it simply doesn’t make sense. I’ve spent a lot of the past week trying t...
  • Necessary Snacks
    03 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Hi—happy mid-week snack break. Except, ya know, it’s the weekend, a holiday weekend, so congratulations for making through a very tough week and a very difficult summer. We have some really good snack...
  • Strategic Goofing off
    31 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    Robert Walker’s superpowers are curiosity and observation. You could call him a professional noticer. Not only does he engage a keen sense of awareness in the minutia of his surroundings, he’s inspiri...
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