They say that the best way to get to know someone is to listen to a song that speaks to their soul. Here is mine. The soundtrack of my soul is a collection of songs that have gotten me through tough times, that vibrate my heartstrings, and motivate me to life. This is not exactly… Continue reading Soundtrack of My Soul
My husband and I live in a two room converted garage. His car makes a weird rattling sound when you drive it, and we are kind of just waiting for the wheel to fall off mid-highway. We both have chronic illnesses that cost more than is fair. Our mattress is not the same size as… Continue reading We Have Everything
A reflection on mortality and youth
because there’s too many things for you to deal with
dying inside, but outside you’re looking fearless
Weeks ago, uncertainly ringing in my ears, I threw the glass to the tile and it shattered into a million pieces. The shards flew 360 degrees and hid behind things I didn’t think they could even get into. Gingerly, I crossed the room and sat among the wreckage of my newly wreaked havoc. For twenty… Continue reading The Broken Things in Life
As it is Earth Day, it seems fitting to take a moment and contemplate the earth’s current situation. However, as a Student Affairs professional, my mind is always focused on the continuing growth of college education- and of course it’s accumulating debt. As these two ideas converge in my head, a new thought comes to… Continue reading Will Student Debt Save the World?
Here I sit, pondering why. Wondering when the who, the what, the how. The now. The if, then statements pouring profusely from the product of my own production. Where? Whence I came, and there I was, dying as I dried out and drafted a new drought of peace and stability. Ability, the natural born skill… Continue reading Trapped in a Pattern