I’ve been single for about a year now. Just before that, I was seeing someone for about six months in a whirlwind fling that seemed just so full of passion and lovely feelings. My heart cracked when we broke up—it’s never nice looking ahead to what feels like a whole lotta loneliness. I realized at the time that for all my “Independent Woman” ranting, I actually really liked being in… Read More »A Single Girl Looking for Romance (& Finding It). by Jamie Khoo
Overcoming the Impossible By: David Pikka I can’t even begin to describe how different my life is today after only two years. It really is astonishing to look in retrospect at all that has happened. For much of my life I lived in darkness. Not the afternoon hazy darkness, but a deep, heavy, midnight black. Depression ruled my life. It dictated my every word, action, and thought and left me… Read More »Guest Blogger: David Pikka Overcoming the Impossible
Can you just go away and give me some space? I need to think. I say that a lot. Sometimes I feel like there are just too many people in the world and it smothers me. I need to sort out all of the thoughts that are flooding into my head and make the noise go away. Why is there always so much noise? People chewing, cars going by,… Read More »Go away.. til I want you
Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. —William Morris, “The Beauty of Life,” Hopes and Fears for Art, Five Lectures Delivered 1878-1881 I really loved the concept for this blog. What I Shed Today is a daily journal of decluttering of one blogger's home and life. I know myself that it is really easy to collect items in the… Read More »Blogger of the Week – revdarkwater on What I Shed Today
This is not what I planned, how did I get here? Sometimes there comes a point when you find yourself turning over in your bed, the warm rays of morning pushing open your eyelids. You struggle come back from dreams. You pull the blankets warm around you again, perhaps tugging them hard to get them free. You lay there and ask yourself “Who are you? Do I even know who… Read More »How in the world did I end up here?