I don't know how to write a poem. This was going to be a poem, but I never ever understood poetry except for that it is beautiful. Instead, this is a story--or more like an excerpt of where I am. I am on my couch, in my living room which is a room inside of a… Continue reading Home.
They always asked me if I was nervous. I said, "yes" every time because, well, wasn't I supposed to be? All eyes would be on me. I would have to say words that made sense while people listened and watched. And "worst" of all, I was about to commit the rest of my breathing moments to… Continue reading Marrying you.
I prayed for it. I honestly yearned for it, when I realized I’d taken the long way. And by long way I mean the wrong way, thus turning around to find the right way. I had all day, why panic? I resisted my heavy right foot and willed patience upon myself. Anxiousness has a funny… Continue reading Patience, Darling
Words are hard to come by. In times like this it seems they hold too much weight to bare or not nearly enough to matter. I caught myself entranced by words standing in a grocery store check out line, only not in a good way. Headlines in all sorts of striking fonts and colors told… Continue reading Fragments of Eternity
In my life, cynicism and criticalness is is easy. In fact, it's my norm.. my go to. Thankfulness -- now that's a challenge. Believe it or not, that's what yesterday was for. Shocker I know... dark meat or light meat is not the only thing that should be on your mind on Thanksgiving. Now I… Continue reading Finding Thankfulness
Okay, doing this challenge thing on my own time... but doing it nevertheless! This assignment was to write of where we would be if we could transport anywhere. It is unintentionally short, but I decided I liked it that way. Enjoy. It's not so much that I would rather be there than here--there is nothing… Continue reading Writing 101, Day 2 “A Room With a View”