We were friends first before it all. Too young to know shit about love, we just were what we were. You: spitfire and a devious grin. That part of you never changed. A shame all others did. Me: unaware of the fog I moved through. A year from getting the glasses that brought my … Continue reading Words of Wednesday #2: Finding the Way Through Fog and Smoke
Hello again friends! Welcome to the third edition of Picture Show Sunday. First off, let me say: thanks for coming by and thanks so very, very much if you are one of those delightful folks who have recently chosen to "follow" me. What's it they say, "Don't follow me, I'm lost too"? Ha! Well, screw … Continue reading Picture Show Sunday #3
I found myself admitting something the other day to a co-worker that I mostly keep to myself, so I thought I'd tell you guys too. It's not that I'm embarrassed about this fact, nor is it even that much of a well kept secret. It just leaves a bad taste in my mouth when … Continue reading While We’re being Honest here…
I've been falling back into my bad habits this week. Cursing myself out at the slightest misstep ("why the EFF did you just walk me into the doorframe, Jess???"), lashing out at gravity for daring to exist ("go home, gravity, you're drunk! The nerve you have keeping me from floating off into outer space!!) and generally … Continue reading If You don’t have Anything Nice to Say…
There are no mountains today. They've been eaten alive by a shroud of noxious grey. It's times like this I feel deeply unsettled. Easily lost in both the geographic sense and the emotional. I often forget just how integral the mountains are to the alignment of my personal compass. They are my true north. … Continue reading Words of Wednesday: Free Verse, Poetry and Other Creations.
Hello again new friends and old! Welcome to our second picture show, hope you enjoyed the first one. This time I'd like to take you to the perfect place to get to know the newest members of your tribe: the beach! This was a rite of passage for any new friend of mine in high school. How … Continue reading Picture Show Sunday #2
Well, actually it was the fifth of May not the fourth, but I figured there was little Jedi power left in the air to draw strength from. I definitely used that phrase to center myself as I stood poised on the edge of the biggest decision of my professional life. When I went into work … Continue reading May the Fourth be with You
Hello friends, new and old! I am happy to see you again. Welcome back. As I'm still in the introductory phase of my blog, I'd like to take this little piece of word-space to share a bit about one of my true loves: music. I think we all find our music in high school. … Continue reading Music: an endless love story (part one).
Hey, why not try a feature. I know I'm new, but all the more reason to go for it. Try everything. See what works. Ditch what doesn't. So, welcome to my first picture show. It's not always about the words. Sometimes it's about the forests, sometimes the trees, sometimes the mountains. These pictures were taken … Continue reading Picture Show Sunday.
It seems that somebody felt left out of the "W" party (see Welcome to Whoever I am). Perhaps, I can't answer the question of why we're all here, but I can tell you why I am here. In this place, writing these words to you now. There's more than one why of course. There usually … Continue reading The Fifth W.