One of the weird things I think about constantly is that October 4th used to just be a normal day for me. I lived for 27 years before October 4th was anything I thought about other than to write it on a check or a school paper that happened to be penned on that day.… Continue reading Year Four
There are always so many variables when everything changes, aren't there?
“From Inferno to Paradiso”
It's been a crazy week. This has further proven to me that I'm a crazy person. Monday, January 25 would have been my mothers 66th birthday; one of a few torturous days that used to be just a day and that now will be forever marked. I started feeling the effects of it days in… Continue reading “From Inferno to Paradiso”
Just One Mile
I returned home from an incredible trip to Europe and found that I had brought back a new woman. I felt confident, happy, capable and ready to take hold of my life. I was cast a major role in a play and a short film, my coworkers made me feel right back at home in… Continue reading Just One Mile
Ireland Day 1 (Swords and Dublin)
I landed in the Dublin airport in the mid afternoon after 15 hours of travel. One car ride, two flights, a train ride, two busses and a zillion security checks and I made it with minimal trouble or stress. As it turns out I'm a very calm traveler and I have my wits about me… Continue reading Ireland Day 1 (Swords and Dublin)
My mother died. Everyone knows. I say it to people I've only known a short while because it is so a part of my reality I feel it's impossible to hold it in. I make people uncomfortable by blurting it out in a conversation about groceries or the weather or their dog. Everything makes me… Continue reading Grief.
I have recently started doing a lot of crossword puzzles on my iPhone. I have always loved them and there has even been three or four phases of me "deciding I want to do more crosswords"(which in my language means going to a bookstore and spending too much money on books I will then complete… Continue reading Crosswords