“The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.” ~Abraham Lincoln “Daylight ….
an·ger ˈaNGgər/ noun noun: anger; plural noun: angers 1. a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility. verb verb: anger; 3rd person present: angers; past tense: angered; past participle: angered; gerund or present participle: angering 1. fill (someone) with anger; provoke anger in. “she was angered by his terse answer” synonyms: infuriate, irritate, exasperate, irk, vex, peeve, madden, put out; Moreenrage, incense, annoy; rub the wrong way; informalmake someone’s blood boil, get someone’s back up, make someone see red, get someone’s ….
“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” ~ Mark Twain You always remember the before and after. What your life was like before, and what it was like after. Three years out, it is crazy to believe where I am now, and where I was ….
“But then fall comes, kicking summer out on its treacherous ass as it always does one day sometime after the midpoint of September, it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed. It settles in the way an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the ….
Dear World, I could begin this letter with an apology. Apologizing for the way I look. The size I am. Not being tall enough or short enough. Saying sorry for being to blonde, to white, to whatever society dictates in this moment. I could apologize for being a girl. But I refuse. I refuse to apologize for who I am, ….
ad·dic·tion əˈdikSHən noun noun: addiction; plural noun: addictions 1. the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. “he committed the theft to finance his drug addiction” synonyms: dependency, dependence, habit, problem devotion to, dedication to, obsession with, infatuation with, passion for, love of, mania for, enslavement to “a slavish addiction to fashion” One little word. So much power. One word. So much ….
As an active toddler who wanted to keep up with her siblings, a competitive figure skater, runner, all around athlete and yogi, physical pain I am use to. Let’s face it in some ways athletes – regardless of where you are on the demanding spectrum dancer to football player- are sadistical. We train hard, getting up at ridiculous hours, going ….
I have never been one of those people who have had an issue with aging. I can hear your laughing in disbelief, but it is true. You might think so. Especially since I live in a city that takes great pride in appearance and youthful exuberance. Where there are just as many Sephoras’ and other cosmetic stores as there are ….
I have written about this a lot. In my journals, poetry, words to get out, to help me heal, personally in private. I have debated a lot about whether or not to post this, I have debated with myself that to post this is to open myself up in a way that for a long time I haven’t been able ….
Sometimes I wondered why I moved here, don’t get me wrong. I love it, every time I walk past Louis, or the plaza, eat at another orgasmic tasting restaurant, or practice yoga in the park I say a silent thank you to the gods above for letting me live here. But let’s be honest there are some very nasty aspects ….