The digital clock on the nightstand read 3:43 am, as I awoke from a deep sleep to the sound of what could only be bad news. Phones ringing in the middle of the night don’t often carry with them the promise of anything good on the other end, especially when your spouse works the night… Read More “One Ring To Rule Them All”
All roads lead somewhere, but sometimes we keep taking the same road over and over again, head down, not really getting any where. I don’t mean your commute to work as sometimes that can’t be changed, and I don’t mean this only in the physical sense. How much are we not seeing because we are… Read More Get Your Head Out Of The Gutter!
I Am Not Your Wife, Sister or Daughter. I Am A Person.. I’m saddened these points even need to be made, but this exceptionally written piece makes some crucial points worth sharing!
Daily Prompt: Menagerie Do you have animals in your life? If yes, what do they mean to you? If no, why have you opted not to? (Bonus points for adorable animal photos, and double bonus if they’re taken with your phone!) According to Wikipedia: In Chinese philosophy, the concept of yin-yang (simplified Chinese: 阴阳; traditional Chinese: 陰陽; pinyin: yīnyáng), which is often called “yin and yang”,… Read More Daily Prompt: Menagerie
They came to this country with only the clothes on their back and a light of hope in their hearts that the strongest gust of wind couldn’t extinguish. They walked away from all they knew for the promise of freedom. They left it all behind for visions of a better future for themselves, but more… Read More Like A Well-Worn Pair Of Jeans
The sound of the waves, the sand beneath his feet, the warm ocean breeze were all a part of him, ingrained into his very soul. He was a true island boy, climbing palm trees in the blink of an eye to retrieve a coconut, catching fish with his homemade spear in the most primitive manner.… Read More Island Boy Finds His Once Upon A Time
“I am a runner.” “I am a writer.” Words I have never spoken aloud. Why? I guess because I don’t truly believe them. Yet. I’m working on it, but it is still a work in progress. I am still a work in progress. What words have you never spoken aloud because you don’t truly believe… Read More Words I Have Never Spoken Aloud
We’ve all met at least one person who treads a little lighter than the rest of us, who grabs life with both hands, experiences it to the fullest. It’s not that they are irresponsible adults. It’s just that their approach to life in general is different from most grown ups. They don’t allow themselves to… Read More Identify Your “Training Wheels” And Smile!
My children are both obsessed with a game called Mindcrap…I mean Minecraft. If you aren’t familiar with it, lucky you. No seriously, you have no idea what you’re missing. It is a cross between playing with a box of blocks and playing with a box of blocks…just on your laptop, iPod, iPad, Xbox etc. According… Read More Mindcrap…I mean Minecraft. No, I really mean Mindcrap.
“Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in [Jersey] anymore.” This Jersey girl is definitely far from the Jersey shore these days. The beach I walk along nowadays holds promises of treasures to be found. I walk with my head down, seeking them as a bloodhound who has picked up a scent. I have filled… Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details