The privilege of loving

They say you shouldn’t return back to your old home before at least nine months after you move. But I received the opportunity to go back to Seattle at four months in, and I couldn’t pass it up. So, I booked the flights, got Ginger settled at her boarding facility, and headed west for four days. As I sit on the plane on the flight … Continue reading The privilege of loving

The greatness of me

I read a beautiful poem by Adrian Michael on his Instagram page the other day that resonated deeply with me, with my year, and all the things that are changing and shifting in my world: “She does what she needs to do to better herself. That phase of letting things, people and situation get the best of her was an old chapter. This chapter is … Continue reading The greatness of me

2017 – “Create” and “Persist”

Usually, I start my New Year’s post about 2-3 months before December 31st. This year, oh boy have I been dragging it out. I’ve been collecting random bits and pieces of thoughts in my head for the past month, but just haven’t found made the time to sit and actually put them down. Truthfully, I’m still unsure of how my thoughts will shape into something discernible. … Continue reading 2017 – “Create” and “Persist”

My relationship with….me

This post has been brewing around in my mind for the past couple of weeks, but I haven’t had the guts to really sit down and try and sort through it in writing. My relationship with myself has been a very long, very tumultuous road. And I don’t think I’m even half-way through. But when I pause and look back, I can see growth and … Continue reading My relationship with….me

Writer’s block

For the past several months, I’ve sat down at various times and pulled out the laptop, opened up my site and stared at a blank page for an hour, then meandered on to other social media in an effort to ignore the block in my head. I hate writer’s block. Mostly because my head will feel full (don’t laugh) and yet I can’t get anything out leaving … Continue reading Writer’s block