Tags » Comfort


This past week I finally got to go home. My bestie, Jenni, was getting hitched and of course I had to be there–I was in the wedding party after all. 703 more words

I Matter

She taught me that I matter.

That someone cared.

Even if I never saw her again,

Her words would stay with me.

One simple act of kindness… 39 more words

Spaghetti drug

Spaghetti at the end of the adventure
In the evening of a Friday
With a bitter taste.
Sneaky but friendly
The pasta wraps me and my doubts… 6 more words


Beauty & Sorrow

“Art has the power to render sorrow beautiful, make loneliness a shared experience, and transform despair into hope.” – Dr. Brené Brown

Day 1 of 11 – today I painted. 137 more words


Why I write...

C.S. Lewis famously stated, “We read to know we are not alone.” For those of us with a bent to putting words on the paper / screen, I think that is what we are trying to do to some extent. 808 more words

Goodbye To All That

There were moments last Monday when it almost felt like Ireland was a real country again, as if twenty plus years of recent history had been suddenly blown aside by Hurricane Ophelia. 726 more words