Who’s Life is it Anyway?

  Sometimes—oh, who am I kidding—most of the time, when you you make life choices that are fulfilling to you, there will be people in your life who feel “hurt” or “angry”. See, it’s like before you are born or even while you’re still a baby, those individuals orchestrate their own idea of what your… Continue Reading


Star Medicine

Confession: I try too hard. Other Confession: I’m a wee bit taken aback that I began a blog post with “Confession”. But, I did. So… Growing up in the rural area of southwest Missouri, I spent a lot of summers watching the evening begin with a few stars speckled throughout the sky like a rainy… Continue Reading


Mountains

I think that before we are born, we help choose the mountain we want to climb during our life—I think we help select our unique path. Some pick the bunny slope, there’s nothing wrong with that. Even bunny slopes have their hang ups, and they will learn and grow regardless. Others pick hills, that’s just… Continue Reading


Window Thoughts

  Mom stopped smiling last week. I don’t ask why, the tea kettle blows steam. Music from the top of a glass bottle of Coca Cola. Sometimes, I gotta lick my chapped lips before playing the tune. My tongue scrapes the dry spot I bite off with teeth, it bleeds. Once, she asks how school’s… Continue Reading