It was the snowiest winter if I remember correctly. Even in the bright light of afternoon, I was in a dark, cold cave that I could not leave, and I hardly had enough strength to consider if I ever would. It was around this time my sister-in-law texted me a picture and wrote she was…… Continue reading The Moment I Met Peeko And Now Nearly His Sixth Birthday
I love memorable things. I love meaningful objects that remind me of someone, maybe they gave it to me, or someone else gave it to me after they had passed away, or even just something I had seen on my own and found beautiful, whether I bought it from a store or found it on…… Continue reading A Plate That Holds Half A Ring
absolutely brilliant artwork illustrated by Danielle Pajak My Recommendation: No Spoilers The Drum Symbol by Alexis P. Johnson is the most touching, pleasantly haunting, and gracefully written novel I have read this year. I found this book through a mutual friend who had shared the novel from the author’s page. I was drawn at first…… Continue reading Book Recommendation: The Drum Symbol by Alexis P. Johnson
photo credit: https://weheartit.com/entry/347140956I sit in my living room on video meeting a professional therapist for the first time. I am hoping to talk to a neutral person in the psychology field about something that had been on my mind. I am on camera, she is talking to me, and her camera is pointed at a…… Continue reading A Green Piece of Paper and A Mail Carrier
Oct. 24th, Final Revisionphoto credit: https://weheartit.com/entry/349756375?context_type=user&context_username=amelieath1Beliefs, Insecurities, ChangesBetween 2010-2020, I often struggled with thoughts of self-confidence, my own imperfections, finding my creative voice, and not talking too much, though I had hope. I had heard many of the truths I believe now and had written about some of them, but now I believe the ones I wanted…… Continue reading 2020: New Decade, An Early Spring Awakening
These are my personal thoughts like all other writings here. Although the style of this post is direct, it is not intended to be ‘the truth,’ but just opinions that have been true to me.Non-judgmental listening doesn’t mean it’s okay for your love to crush you. It doesn’t mean excusing verbal/emotional abuse and thinking they…… Continue reading Does Non-Judgment Mean To Just Be Crushed?
It is May. I am at home at my desk in a green-painted bedroom, my cat, Sugar resting on my bed, my mom downstairs doing something. I think my sister isn’t home. I receive a message online and see this guy in the picture on his profile on the side holding a guitar. Hm, he…… Continue reading On Committed Relationships: Memories, A Quote, A Question
GrandmaJean in her wedding dress afterwardsA few months ago, I lost one of my very best friends, my grandma, who passed away peacefully in her sleep. I cried when I heard of the news, of course and I miss her, but there was a sense of relief that she had lived until age 96, there was a…… Continue reading Always, Grandma