Tiny Revolutions

Sara Campbell
A weekly dispatch of candid writing and links about becoming who you are. Always: inspiration, encouragement, possibility. Never: bullshit.
Created 03 Jun 2018
  • Tiny Revolutions №83: What if You Believed?
    06 Dec 2021 • 10 min read • 23 15
    Greetings from the other side of the Thanksgiving holiday here in the United States. This year, I stayed in LA and went to two dinners with different sets of friends, an approach I recommend for the s...
  • Tiny Revolutions №82: An Adventure and Not a Chore
    05 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 13 15
    Photo by Filipp Romanovski on Unsplash Well, I have definitely reached the point of the year where I'd like to just not do anything work-related anymore. To collapse in a blanket pile of books and mug...
  • Tiny Revolutions №81: Making the Thing that Helps You
    26 Oct 2021 • 14 min read • 15 4
    First of all, welcome to all you new subscribers! For those of you who’ve been here for a minute, the folks over at Slow Growth featured me in the Snail Mail newsletter talking about how I approach wr...
  • Tiny Revolutions №80: Chaos Before Dinnertime
    10 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 17 16
    Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress The other day I had a morning that started out ordinary. Though I’d slept well, I woke up dragging, so on my morning dog walk I queued up a playlist from the ...
  • Tiny Revolutions №79: Tempus Fugit
    27 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 24 19
    It was my birthday last week, so naturally I’ve been thinking about death. It’s probably a function of my age (45), which puts me pretty solidly at midlife (if I’m lucky), but then also just…time. The...
  • Tiny Revolutions №78: 9/11 - The View from Uptown
    09 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 20 22
    I’m changing gears a bit this issue, and publishing an essay I initially wrote in 2011, around the 10 year anniversary of 9/11. I dusted it off this summer and made some minor edits, but it still feel...
  • Tiny Revolutions №77: Believe in Your (No)Self
    17 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 24 5
    From Indian Fairy Tales, illustrated by John D. Batten, 1892 Someone recently described Tiny Revolutions as being about “finding yourself,” and I've been thinking about it since. It was part of a shou...
  • Tiny Revolutions №76: Poking Holes in Our Stories
    26 Jul 2021 • 6 min read • 71 12
    View from the McCulllough Gulch trail I’ve just returned from vacation with five of my siblings and their families in Breckenridge, Colorado, where we spent a week exploring the surrounding territory....
  • Tiny Revolutions №75: Diary of a Meltdown
    12 Jul 2021 • 8 min read • 29 22
    So this happened a couple of weeks ago: Sara Campbell @janedonuts Real talk: Missed the weekly newsletter for the first time in six+ months because of the long, slow meltdown I've been having over the...
  • Tiny Revolutions №74: Liminal Spaces
    28 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 11 5
    📸: Liminal Spaces Summertime started for me when the mask mandate was lifted in California 12 days ago. I’d already begun frequenting a coffeeshop in the mornings, which actually went a long way towa...
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