According to my wordpress stats, ahem, its been 7 months since I’ve posted anything, and even before that, this blog has seen very little action in the last 2 years! What have I been waiting for?? A lot of things distracted me in the time since I returned from my year abroad in Italy. The … More It’s been awhile…
so I got to thinking during my 24 hours of travel… … More Solo traveler
I suppose we all knew, going into both trials, that the verdict would be Not Guilty. Yet it still broke our hearts. This is too much, yet we are only just beginning. How many more murders, how many more “not guilty” verdicts, how much more pain and injustice?? How can one expect justice from a … More The Verdict is in
Two images seem to be on a loop in my mind since this hashtag started trending. The first, walking home after work many years ago. The bridge was dark, not well lit and I knew this, that’s why I always took the busier Osborne street route to get home. You always have to think strategically, … More #metoo ; how a social media movement has lead me to uncover a deep seated truth.
December 31st, 2016 The last day, well the last few hours of this incredibly long year. It’s been a crazy year in the world, from politics and acts of terror across the world, to the loss of some of the greatest artists of our time. Everyone is talking about Bowie taking all his favs with … More “This is what the truth feels like” -Gwen Stefani- A sort of year end round up…?
Im a 30 year old girl, woman? And Ive discovered the monster in me. Ive described it as a darkness before, a place that is familiar and comfortable that I turn to, and choose to get lost in at times. It brings out the self destructive tendencies, the drinking and the bad choices. Although I … More Talking with my monster
I’d like to make it clear that this is a personal account of my experience at the Standing Rock main camp. I’m not a reporter, nor am I associated with any press. I believe in the sharing of stories, and value truth above all else. I’ve found so much of the reporting on Standing Rock … More Standing with the Water Protectors at Standing Rock
When I first started this blog I was inspired by the Eat, Pray, Love story; the journey of healing and reinventing oneself through travel. Along the way this blog has been an outlet, a space for personal writing with the hopes of connecting with others. I suppose that I found value in these connections as … More Shifting Tides
Everywhere I looked I saw us. I saw us in everything. I drove the same routes and streets that we used to, just out of habit. Past our old apartment building, and restaurants we enjoyed together. I felt like a ghost wandering through a graveyard of
memories, places that still exist, yet we don’t. … More Nostalgia
Aug 30th Like writing a paper, times new roman 11… I wonder if my Italian family can hear me typing?? The door is closed, I hope not, I don’t want to disturb them, but I have to write, its been so long… Summer is winding down, its dead everywhere and I’m still waiting for a … More Short Stories on Leaving…