Six and Two

Grief is a difficult experience to work through.  Everyone experiences grief differently.  When someone is working through grief we often like to jump in with words of advice that we hope will comfort the person.  "Don't cry because you lost the person.  Smile that they were in your life to begin with."  "Time will heal … Continue reading Six and Two

Midnight Carnival (poem)

In the emptiness of the night where shadows linger long where imagination runs frantic and memories sing their song When silence is loudest screaming its haunting refrain Giving voice to dormant thoughts bringing them to life again When the mind races a thousand miles in the blink of an eye And seconds pass like hours … Continue reading Midnight Carnival (poem)

Solace searching

How do I write about you when I'm not allowed to even say your name? How can I pour out my heart in the only way I know how when I have to guard my heart against you? How can I speak of your eyes or your voice, your smile or your laugh, when the … Continue reading Solace searching

30 Questions for Self-discovery: Part 5

I found this, and you can download the .pdf at http://www.lavendaire.com This is supposed to be a thirty-day journey of self-discovery, but I tend to lose focus (and motivation), so I broke this down into five days.  On each of the days  thus far I have answered six of the questions.  You can see the … Continue reading 30 Questions for Self-discovery: Part 5

30 Questions for Self-discovery: Part 4

I found this, and you can download the .pdf at http://www.lavendaire.com This is supposed to be a thirty-day journey of self-discovery, but I tend to lose focus (and motivation), so I am going to break this down into five days.  On each of the five days I will answer six of the questions.  I would … Continue reading 30 Questions for Self-discovery: Part 4

Googling friendship in the middle of the night

I'm currently having another sleepless night.  You know the kind of night where you just lay in bed, flipping and turning, pulling the covers over you only to kick them back off.  Arm under the head.  One leg kicked out to the side.  On your back.  On your stomach.  Adjust the pillow.  Stick one foot … Continue reading Googling friendship in the middle of the night

30 Questions for Self-discovery: Part 3

I found this, and you can download the .pdf at http://www.lavendaire.com This is supposed to be a thirty-day journey of self-discovery, but I tend to lose focus (and motivation), so I am going to break this down into five days.  On each of the five days I will answer six of the questions.  I would … Continue reading 30 Questions for Self-discovery: Part 3

30 Questions for Self-discovery: Part 2

I found this, and you can download the .pdf at http://www.lavendaire.com This is supposed to be a thirty-day journey of self-discovery, but I tend to lose focus (and motivation), so I am breaking this down into five days of six questions each.  Today is day two.  I would love to have you join me on … Continue reading 30 Questions for Self-discovery: Part 2

30 Questions for Self-discovery: Part 1

I found this, and you can download the .pdf at http://www.lavendaire.com. This is supposed to be a thirty-day journey of self-discovery, but I tend to lose focus (and motivation), so I am going to break this down into five days.  On each of the five days I will answer six of the questions.  I would … Continue reading 30 Questions for Self-discovery: Part 1

I hate small talk

I came across this on Facebook today . . . . . . and for a moment it made me think of the kind of relationships I have with the people in my life.  This one random picture made me realize that I really do hate small talk.  You know the kind of chit-chat that … Continue reading I hate small talk