It is an amazing thing to see yourself through somebody else’s eyes. The person you see in the mirror, both literally and metaphorically, is not the same person who is seen by the people around you. We are our own harshest critics. That isn’t an exaggeration. I think that the most beautiful people are those … More Through Their Eyes
It has occurred to me that maybe instead of putting off further education for down the line, maybe I should just dive back in as soon as possible. In the process of entertaining this idea, I decided it couldn’t hurt to look into a couple of grad schools offering masters programs and see what there … More Grad School Searches are Terrifying!
I’m a word-nut. I have been since I was a small child. For a long time people thought that I was shy because I didn’t speak often. But the truth is that I did not want to say anything unless I had the 100% most precise words to say it with. Whatever I had to … More Words that Make Life Exciting
What will be, will be. Truer words were never spoken, I think. And then there’s the other old adage – the best laid plans of mice and men, often go awry. Perhaps those words are even truer than the first. Or at least equally true. Due to my all too well-cataloged failures to take a hop, … More que sera, sera
I guess in a metaphorical sense I’m sleeping better – with the knowledge that I’m making progress in my life. Cool. … More Oh hey there
the girl who laughed wolf laughed until her lungs gave out at first they wondered at her laughter but when she continued they went back back to work and play and life and every day she laughed again until no one took note and then she laughed wolf one last time before the laugh itself … More The Girl Who Laughed Wolf
One of the easiest ruts to get stuck in, and the hardest to get out of, is depression. I don’t write about this much, or I try not to, because I like to pretend it doesn’t exist. When I was very young, maybe six years old, I had severe anxiety. So for a time I … More It is difficult to be sad and useful at the same time.