Welcome to Expanse: our theme for Darling Issue 22—but this isn’t the kind of space you may be expecting. For this issue, we’re thinking about the space we occupy. The personal, internal space that’s ours alone and how that intersects with the shared space of others around us.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Sydney Sierota by Teresa Miller Archer
We chat with the lead singer (and sister) to the band Echosmith about touring with family, songwriting, and their new EP release.
The Women Conquering Space (Literally) by Sarah Dubbeldam with Ziza Bauer
Did you know that some of the most common household appliances were invented due to space programs…and some of
those discoveries were made by women? This feature interview with two women leading the charge into space exploration is more than a revelation in fun facts: it’s an inspiration.
Dear Companions by Courtney Dasher
Our longtime Darling family member and mum to @tunameltsmyheart speaks to us about making space for a beloved pet, whether it’s a goldfish or an adopted puppy.
Tell Me Something Good by Branden Harvey
The founder of the Goodnewspaper talks why media accountability is a necessity and what we can do to turn the tide of awareness more towards the good that is happening around us.
That ‘60s Flair by Dolly Pratt Fashion is continuing to remind us that layering can be fun and free, just like the movement that brought us the 60's style, and this shoot proves it.
The woman who has moved us to tears (with laughter) spends time with us telling the story of how she moved from actor to comedian, and what makes a story really funny.
Where Do You Go by Rebekah Shannon
Our Photo Editor Rebekah Shannon shares a vital perspective in
how we can use almost anything around us, including food or fashion, to escape from pain, and how she learned to own and walk through pain without unhealthy dependencies.
Every Night: A Short Story by Amelia Bethel
This sweet and quiet moment of a short story investigates the real struggle to create change in the world around us and how it’s in the smallest moments that we can.