Ever hear a voice that reminded you of someone special, someone from your past that always held special meaning and paused just for a moment to linger in that thought? Ever see something that pulled you right into a playback of your life somewhere old and almost forgotten? Had time changed how you felt about them? Or did you blink it away and keep moving? I tend to be a dreamer,… Read More »Going back in time.
You couldn’t just let me have that perfect day. You had to creep in and screw it up. You sat there whispering in my ear and wouldn’t let me just enjoy the cool breeze. I hate you… I always have. I’ve never ever liked you, and yet there you are every time I think I have gotten away. You are a monster, you know that? You have ruined some of… Read More »You won’t win
Sometimes I say everything wrong. There’s something wrong with my brain. I am pretty sure there’s a little voice in there telling me that what I am saying sounds ok, but really.. he’s out to just screw with me. Thoughts and emotions suck. You try to hold them back, try to play it cool, but sometimes you just have to let loose. When that dam breaks there is one heck… Read More »When to speak up
I'll admit it, I have never been a cheerful person. It's just not my personality. In fact, those kinds of people who are constantly cheerful and chipper often make me want to run them over with my car, back and forth. But I am not saying that I don't try at least to be in a good mood. I am not angry, I don't go out of my way to… Read More »Celebrating through the grief
This has been such an emotional week since the loss of my dearest friend and brother. There have been times when I just felt so tired that all I wanted to do was crawl back into bed and cover over with blankets and tears, but that isn't who I am. Each day I fought to get up and dressed, get outside and work. I needed to be around people and… Read More »Finding strength to move through grief with creativity