Today I Voted

While I may not be grateful for whatever the outcome of the election is, I am extremely grateful for the privilege I have to live in a country where I have the right to vote. I am grateful for the men and women who fought for me to have this opportunity. Just like when I […]

Death Moving

Death has always been a strange thing to me because it never feels real. I blame my parents for this, just like I blame them for all my other bad coping mechanisms…like my inability to take complete responsibility for my life. Thanks a lot Mom and Dad. Definitely your fault. Since I moved so much […]

Byron & Bad Days

Only day three and I don’t know what to write about. And the thing is, knowing what to write about is only half of the battle, if that. Then there is the actual writing of it. The forcing the thoughts into words, the ideas into concrete little lines and squiggles that we’ve assigned meaning to. […]

Henna & The Fear of Being Wrong

There is a quote I am particularly fond of that says “to live a creative life, you must lose the fear of being wrong,” or something like that (irony intended). It is a sentiment I am trying to increasingly incorporate into my life, through this blog (where these entries will eventually live) and through other […]

I Know I Can Get The Job…But Do I Want The Job?

*Originally written summer 2015* Yesterday I quit my job. Again. Well, I suppose both of those statements are a little bit of a stretch. Can you quit a job you technically haven’t started working? It makes the fifth job that I have turned down this summer, after initially expressing affirmative interest in the position. The […]