Hammers & Strings, Gears & Things (an Email From The Past, an Idea For The Future)

Trying to write. Cheers to that! My mind is finally moving with ideas. The gears are turning and I’m losing sleep thinking of it all. It all hit yesterday, like a train on a track. There is a contest I have been wanting to enter, which requires me to do a cover of a song, […]

It’s Bittersweet.

It’s bittersweet, the impending changes. My graduation. My career growing. My friendships changing. My loved ones growing older. It’s all so bittersweet. In every moment, I find something to be completely elated about and something that saddens me to some degree. When I look at the young child I love so dearly, I see her […]

Give Me Thunder, Give Me Lightning, …Take Me Dancing

“Give me thunder, give me lightning, and I will give you every part of me, take me dancing, get me fucked up, play that old guitar, and we will sing…” -The Maine, “Take Me Dancing” fromĀ Pioneer If, unlike me, you aren’t a big lover of music, or you’ve never heard of The Maine (“Oh, the […]

Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.

“Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.” It’s the title of an episode of my favorite television show. It’s the title of my workout playlist. More than that, it’s one of my many mantras. I like to look at it as a statement that speaks true volumes: NO ONE IS GOING TO RESCUE YOU. YOU HAVE TO […]

Uninhibited Creativity; We All Lose It.

Yesterday, I got to help out with two adorable little girls, who I know very well. At three years old, their imaginations are in full swing. If they’re playing Princess and need a wicked queen, they imagine her; if they need a forest, the corner by the door with one fake plant is it. They […]

Status: Me, Regardless.

Relationships are complicated. There are the parts that people see–the social aspect, and then there’s the stuff that goes on behind closed doors; the late-night conversations, the stolen moments, the whispers that you and that person share. Behind-the-scenes, a relationship may not be what it is perceived to be on the outside. I love my […]