Category Archives: Personal

How To Be a Decent Person 101

My heart has been very heavy this year as I witnessed person after person reveal a side of themselves that not only baffled me but made me lose respect for them. It’s hard sometimes to hold onto faith in humanity. … Continue reading

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The Way I See It

I often find myself staring out a window as if I am searching for whatever is drawing me… something greater than myself. It is morning in the gray dead of fall like a picture-perfect postcard displaying my feelings. Nature, killing … Continue reading

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Changes in Mindset – On Health

Many of you know, I lost my mother on the day after Christmas, six years ago. Her loss hit me very hard, and I slipped into a deep depression for years. I have slowly brought myself out of that depression, … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

I don’t typically do tags or awards, but it has been a while since I have written a blog post, and while I do have all kinds of thoughts rattling around in my brain, I figure a questionnaire is a … Continue reading

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The Golden Hour

They call this the golden hour—when the sun paints its lighton the nature it has traveledlightyears to touch when the sky blushesshades of crimsonat the witness ofsuch spectacular beauty I am lucky to capturesuch a spectaclebut the golden momentsof the … Continue reading

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People Are Strange, When You’re a Stranger

   I am currently in Baltimore, visiting family. I have enjoyed some quality time with my one-year-old niece, who loves to laugh as much as I do and can make me laugh with a simple grunt or a smile so … Continue reading

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My Eyes Are Up Here

Hello beautiful souls! I have been doing a lot of deep thinking lately, and frequently, these thoughts lead to awkward and embarrassing thoughts. These awkward memories got me thinking about satire and how comedians often take awkward and embarrassing moments … Continue reading

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Beauty and Love

I’m not sureif I believe in god—but there is somethingaboutwarm summer nightsand9:00 pm sunsetsthat make me believein Beauty I’m not sureif I believe in god—but there is somethingaboutthis mansitting next to mewho woulddieto save my woesthat makes me believein Love … Continue reading

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Hello Friends, It’s Been A Long Time

I have been sitting in my chair staring at the laptop screen for ten minutes, unsure of where to begin. Life has been chaotic and beautiful lately! We are finally on the verge of a post-pandemic normal, and I’m happy … Continue reading

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At Least I Can Laugh!

It’s been a long time since I have just sat down with a glass of wine, put on some music, and poured my heart out into my laptop. After chatting with a friend yesterday, I found that it’s time. *** … Continue reading

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