She belonged with that mic and the guitar strings at her fingertips. She belonged right where she was in that café singing music that brought her peace even if her nerves were shaking her to her core. She belonged in her own skin, with her own thoughts, with the people that surrounded her. That listened … Continue reading One of The Good Ones
You linger. You linger among my thoughts A memory that travels throughout my days Tomorrow always brighter, the evening always darker Even the pain is a sweet reminder, the pleasure always greater You linger as your cologne does, fighting to hold on to the last strand of your old shirt That gaze of yours so … Continue reading You Linger
The life I live is not perfect, I have never asked for it to be.The life I live is perfect for me, in every way. It is chaotic and messy.It is like falling up a flight of stairs and falling into the arms of your love at the same time.One day, one week, one month, … Continue reading Easy is boring.
I find myself pondering the deeper meaning of my own humanity, the meaning and value that I add not to this world, but to those that I surround myself with. The traits that uniquely belong to me and the morals to which I hold. I wonder how much my life has measured up to the … Continue reading Forever, Humanity within the human.
When does alone cross the line into lonely? The definition of alone is “having no one else present” or to be “on one’s own.” The definition of lonely is “sad because one has no friends or company” or “without companions.” So when do you know that you go from having no one else present to … Continue reading Alone Is Not Lonely
Let go of who you were and embrace who you are. Wash it all away in the shower.
Have you ever sat back and watched people at work and thought…”If you put as much effort into doing your responsibilities as you did in trying to avoid them, you would be a top performer?” I have. Of course my brain went a step further on this and I couldn’t help but apply the same … Continue reading Where do we apply our effort?
“No one has ever asked my permission before they made a decision in their own life. You have to do what is right and best for you.’ -My mother It is interesting to me that as children, teenagers, and young adults we fight for the freedom and the right to make our own life decisions. … Continue reading Permission
Keeping me human, keeping me grounded I know I'm a monster and I'm okay with it When I was younger, monsters weren't green, didn't live under the bed, and have pointy teeth. Monsters were those individuals that had a grip on their emotions, could handle anything life threw at them without a bat of an … Continue reading Keeping Me Human
A true story dedicated to my sister, Tara, in remembrance of a time that was so much simpler than the moments that life has now grown to be. Heavy boots sunk deep into the winter's first snow as my sister and I trudged our way through the ten acres of yard behind our home. Frostbite was … Continue reading Slipping and Sliding