While I’m as excited as anyone to see Black Panther, my heroes aren’t super. While I’m always for representation however I can find it, my heroes aren’t super. I look up to extraordinary, kind, courageous, and sometimes fictitious people, but they aren’t super, in the emblem embossed sense of the word. My heroes are the […]
A new stage of life, as they call it. The topsy-turvy of post-grad existence. Where time seems to fade into obscurity. I thought I’d get straight into it. Writing, painting, photography. I thought it’d just…happen. But it’s taken time. Time that I’m not even sure I have. A mind that was once full of paper […]
Bookstores call to me like the wardrobe called to Lucy. I’ll step foot into one and immediately feel whispers from ocean tales and jets of fire from space battles seep into my pores. The treasures hidden behind dust, the adventures around every corner, the ladders that lead up to a sky full of stories…it’s completely […]
freeing full of family delicious freezing cold yet warm adventurous happy …even a little sad It’s been the best month of my life. I’ve never felt so close to my family nor have I ever been so excited for the future. Ready when you are, 2018.
Dark days are upon me. I suppose I’ve had it good this Fall. While I’ve been extremely sick with the flu, I’ve oddly been more motivated than ever to get my future on track. The foreseeable future, anyway. But then come those days where a cloud, a dark gray cloud hangs over your head. And […]
I noticed a book drive for children’s books after leaving work last week and viewed it as an opportunity to clean out my bookshelf of what I haven’t touched in years. I immediately thought of one of my favorite childhood books, Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. Before plopping it into the box for the book drive, […]
Don’t stoop to their level. Be bigger by being stronger. Hold your tongue and stand resilient as they make a mockery of themselves. Correct your judgements. We all have them. But knowledge and compassion are the keys to squashing them. Give from what you’re given. Even if it’s just 2.5%. You’re no better than anyone. Instead of proving […]
Fall came like wildfire, igniting within me a desire to set off on the path I’ve approached with apprehension for the last two decades of my life. I left the world of books as I entered high school, a blank abyss of homeschooling that I can barely remember. Then college, a real delve into my […]