Seclusion

Journal Entry, 8 May 2020, 10:44am I’ve never been satisfied with my life because I’ve never been good enough for others. T___ died; K___ ignored me; and P____ was never there, and since then, I’ve been afraid of committing because I’m afraid that they’ll suddenly disappear. So, I throw all attachments to the wind; IContinue reading “Seclusion”

Fan Fiction Helped Me as a Writer and I’m Not Embarrassed by That (Part One)

I used to get flustered when I told people I was a writer and they asked if they could read what I wrote. The idea of fan fiction, even though it’s been around for centuries, is still ridiculed in some circles. However, I wanted to share my personal experience with fan fiction, as well asContinue reading “Fan Fiction Helped Me as a Writer and I’m Not Embarrassed by That (Part One)”

A Canadian Lighthouse Helped Me Find My Safe Space

Safe spaces can take many forms. It can be your favorite chair on the back patio, or the trail you jog on in the afternoons. Maybe it’s your favorite podcast, or the playlist you made for the moments you want to write or read. It can also be a memory that makes you smile, likeContinue reading “A Canadian Lighthouse Helped Me Find My Safe Space”

It’s Okay to Go Outside

I love being outdoors. Ever since I was a kid growing up in the country, I was outside all the time, running laps around a cluster of pine trees or speeding down our dirt road on my bicycle. My childhood was filled with the smell of honeysuckle vines and thorny patches of wild blackberries. TexasContinue reading “It’s Okay to Go Outside”

Summer Memories of the Grocery Store

Dad was a public school teacher so we always had summers off together while Mom went to work. The fondest of memories I have of summer was going to Albertson’s with him. We went to the grocery store just about every other day. I think it was more for Dad so he could get outContinue reading “Summer Memories of the Grocery Store”