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Share Your World -- Something New for Me

I recently stumbled upon Cee’s Photography blog and enjoyed her inspirational words and photos. She claims to be an introvert, yet she invites everyone into her life by sharing the story of her health crisis and her immense talent of embracing all life has to offer. 1,287 more words

From The Heart

#92 The wrong train.



She loved abstract things. Broken cups, ashes, splashing paints, dusted canvases, silent rains, crispy leaves, empty corridors, diaries and him. Her easel always supported the sketches of that intimacy, her brushes quietly drawing the face – perfect margins, nice features, and it would come into existence – apparently talking in her imagery like a raindrop on a lead or a snowflake on a window. 229 more words


Leaving my first job - memoirs from SGV

*Written second week of December 2014.

One year and eleven days ago to be exact, I found myself entering both a workplace and an extension of school. 959 more words


Beautiful Boy - David Sheff

Beautiful Boy – a father’s journey through his son’s addiction to crystal meth

I found the most interesting parts of this story to be when the father described parenting his two younger children, second-guessing himself and constantly worrying that he was the primary caregiver of a child who became a meth addict. 373 more words


Oh, What a Job This Is

As if sleeping in wasn’t enough. Eventually I had to get up. It was the summer and all I wanted to do was to sleep all day and wake up at night but no, I felt obligated to get a job, a quick ‘n easy one. 1,603 more words

Creative Nonfiction

What If My Life Had Never Changed

I am reminded how precious life is.

We never know what our future holds. When my husband and I married, we thought we would grow old together, raise a family in our new house, and imagined a life as proud grandparents of our son Levi’s children. 361 more words