Destruction & Renewal

Those who know me, know that I've loved Emily Dickinson since I read "I'm Nobody" in my sophomore English class. It's still one of my favorites; simple yet telling. Those who know me also know that the past two and a half years have been a period of soul searching, reaching inward, and figuring out [...]

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Sight Doesn’t Just Come From the Eyes

2017 was the Year of Self. Self exploration. Self learning. Self love. 2017: the year I rose from my self imposed slumber. I awoke during a 12 month span of impossible sweetness, intensity, and beauty as well as mind numbing, life changing heartbreak, despair, and loneliness. I wouldn't change a thing. A bright, colorful moth/butterfly [...]

Blissful Are the Unknowing

I saved this to my google photos account last year, on Thanksgiving 2016. I'm not that tender hearted, forgiving woman-child anymore. And, depending on the day, that's both an amazing wonder and a horrid nightmare. I don't miss much about she who I used to be other than her innate belief that people will make [...]

Leaving Was The Nicest Thing He Ever Did For Me

I watched a movie Sunday that said pretty much the same thing. It was called “He’s Just Not That Into You.” In the past I felt that if I loved someone deeply, with every fiber of my being, they would automatically love me back. Why wouldn’t they? Why couldn’t I love enough for both of [...]

Why Change is a Good Thing (Maybe)

Change (verb): To make or become different Change (noun): The act or instance of making or becoming different. People often use the phrase "Fake it till You Make it" when talking about overcoming heartbreak. While I understand the concept, I've never really been one to fake anything. I never saw a point to pretending. I always dealt with [...]

It’s The Everyday Things I Miss The Most

It's the broken habits that make this separation and final end so difficult. It's the mundane, humdrum of every day life with your significant other that you miss the most after a break up or divorce. At least that's how its been for me. It's the little things that happened between us throughout the day [...]