Try Again?

The submission window for a literary magazine just opened up. This is the same one that rejected me a while back. Part of me wants to submit again. But part of me is terrified of the rejection. Absolutely terrified. I have been in a fragile state in terms of my writing as of late. It…

Fallingwater Adventures

    It was a sunny day. There were no signs of rain. There was nothing. My partner and I were blessed with a day off together. So, we decided to go to an adventure. Knock something off our bucket list. The drive was an interesting one. I would strongly recommend making sure your brakes…

Planning A Trip To DC

I'm planning again. A trip back to our favorite city. We have not gone on any adventures in a while. (Gotta love work, right?) We needed something different. A break in the year before we are back at it. DC is our favorite place to go. A quick 3-4 hour drive away. A scenic route.…

Published

I did it. I finally got a piece published on Thought Catalog. It only took months. I finally got it on there. And, in a few days, my piece has managed to get almost 2,000 views. It was featured on their Facebook page. It was thrilling. And I feel motivated.

Straining

Have you ever just felt... Stretched thin? Spread out? The world gets demanding. And you only have two hands. You're straining, straining to hold it together. For how much longer? How much more can you try to juggle? Before you snap. Before you throw it all to the floor and walk away. You are struggling.…

Nerves

I have flown before. I have been on a plane more than once. What's different this time? I am flying by myself. I am not the minor with the attendants directing me. I am not the minor accompanying seasoned flyers through the airport. No. I am doing this on my own. Needless to say, my…

Silence

Sometimes, you just need a moment. A moment away from the noise of the world. Just embrace the silence. Ignore the digital world. Ignore a lot. Take the time to reflect. Gather. Silence is beautiful.