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Rachael Writes

This is Not My Beautiful House

Adjusting to my role as default caretaker during a summer heat wave

“And you may ask yourself, how do I work this?

And you may tell yourself: This is not my beautiful house!”

In an aging chair on the front porch, I sit in silence, the words of the Talking Heads running over and over through my mind until not even…



All about living as a sex-positive person and parent, body acceptance, what it’s like to be a rad fatty, polyamory, feminism, social justice, divorce, and more. I write to connect and constantly strive to jump into hope with abandon.

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Rachael Hope

Polyamorous, loud laughing unapologetic feminist, rad fatty, and epic sweet tooth.