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 №80: Chaos Before Dinnertime
    10 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 12 14
    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 • 22 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 • 22 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 • 70 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 • 27 20
    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...
  • Tiny Revolutions №73: A Little Perspective
    15 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 9 0
    The Flower Seller by Diego Rivera, 1942 Last week I asked you to tell me what you were noticing as the world continues to open up, and I got some lovely responses, including this one: Last spring, I r...
  • Tiny Revolutions №72: Hyper Sensing
    08 Jun 2021 • 2 min read • 10 0
    Ormond Gigli, Girls in the Windows 1960 Summer vibes continue apace here at Tiny Revolutions HQ. We’re striking up conversations with strangers, we’re meeting up with old friends in person, we’re plan...
  • Tiny Revolutions №71: Simple Pleasures
    01 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 13 2
    Looking eastward from Mt San Gorgonio Maybe you noticed I wasn’t in your inbox yesterday as usual, or maybe you didn’t — it was a holiday weekend here in the states, so I took the chance to step away ...
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