My daughter turned 7 this month. She had her first real birthday party at our house …with people. Five mini humans to be exact. It was a lot. It was next level. As an introvert I’m used to being thrown into situations without warning. Like when small talk comes at me from a corner of … Continue reading Introverts Deserve Trophies
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And there’s just no life lived without courage. Photo by JOHN TOWNER on Unsplash
This was me last week. I know it’s a little odd to take a picture of yourself while crying, but for some reason I wanted to capture the moment. I’ve spent a good portion of my life trying to hold back my tears. I never wanted to be vulnerable or expose my hurt - that … Continue reading This Was Me Last Week
This is to all the appreciators out thereTo all the dreamers. To the ones who can see every possibility and horizonWithout limitations. And to the ones who can truly admire the viewAs they continue to try, reach, and believe With no other intentionsThen to keep dancing.
With a deep exhaleMy head lets goOf the things it’s trying to holdOf the things it’s trying to know My hand reaches outTo brace the weightFingers gently slidingBack and forth to clean the slate With a deep inhaleMy heart rises throughGiving light to what’s simpleGiving light to what’s true
Thankful to have received even just a small dose of that mighty storm yesterday. Oooooo baby, that smell. Also, love the scent that radiates off a hot deck or dock when water hits it in the summer. What’s that called? Sincerely, a true pluviophile (one who loves rain; one who finds joy and peace of … Continue reading Petrichor
*Sigh*I just spent a few days at my Dad’s cottage. It sits right next to The gorgeous beast That is Lake Huron. There’s something about water About being by it. The force and energy of it all. The crushing And crashing of the waves. The word powerful is not enough. It’s intoxicating.It’s infusing. It’s influential. And it feels like home. I did grow up on the waterBut … Continue reading
Just some beautiful words for you today. Happy feelings with no English equivalent. My brother thought of me when he saw these in a magazine. Man, what a great feeling when you come to mind or someone thinks of you when they are reading or engaging in some super cool thing. Maybe there’s a word … Continue reading Beautiful Words