I started this year cautiously hopeful and a bit excited about this journey. That lasted approximately 3 weeks. The last week of January and most of the month of February I had constant L's or losses for those who weren't using slang in the early 00's. That's not the part that scares me. I thought... Continue Reading →
I wrote a poem for you today. You know, the kind that talks about love and loss. Just the thought of you sparks my imagination And words come through. I never thought I was the sort for love letters Longing penned and sent with a kiss But speaking doesn’t permit, Doesn’t express, As my pen... Continue Reading →
There’s something about this world There’s something about this country There’s something about this generation . . . There’s something about me that won’t let me wait gracefully.
It’s always the first holiday of the new year, every new year. It comes almost as a respite from the havoc the day-to-day work life of the past 2 weeks has already wrought in our personal lives. It can even give us a chance to catch up on that resolution we haven’t done the best […]... Continue Reading →
The end of 2017 was all about getting out of my comfort zone. I quit a perfectly good career and jumped into the deep end of doing things a littler differently. I am having all of the adjustment and growing pains that come with trying and failing to find my place. In order to stop... Continue Reading →
Like many I can say that 2017 was tough. I found myself overwhelmed mentally, physically, emotionally, and all the other -llys. It was the kind of year that made you run to old bad habits just to survive. It isn't right but yet we are here. I am still learning how I want to live... Continue Reading →
Warning: Language https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9XyT8vQsyg After a series of less than thrilling online dating interactions I am ready to admit the truth: I might be bad at dating. I'm not as broken and messed up as Issa on Insecure but the monotony of small talk and weirdness of first dates rings true. I find myself wondering,... Continue Reading →
In 2007 I graduated from college. With four years of relative freedom and youthful shenanigans under my belt as well as no idea what I wanted to do with my life I took the long road trip home to Oakland, CA and moved into my father's guest room. It felt like everyone I knew back... Continue Reading →