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If You Give A Girl Some Brothers

My family started small- just my mom, dad, older brother, and myself. A tiny family of four doing the best we could with what we had. 655 more words


Northbound Journeying

Our journey up here was interesting to say the least. Our darling boy came on the longest trip he had ever been on in the car. 271 more words

26 Reasons Why

After turning 26 two weeks ago, I sighed with relief as I ‘officially’ bade goodbye to what they call the quarter life crisis – although I know it does not work that way. 690 more words

All Over The Place

The Schoolyard

We were in the schoolyard, the girl and I,    

whose name and face I don’t remember.


We played during lunchtime, throwing 

a softball made of old socks at each other’s faces.  207 more words

Cousin Fester & I Come Face-to-Face a.k.a. When We First Met 

Cousin Fester and I first met at a party, or rather, that’s when we came face-to-face. It was a farewell party for someone I’d call a mentor / friend, and whom Cousin Fester would be more likely to classify as a frenemy. 1,072 more words

English Posts


They come in different shapes and colors. Sometimes, they make you weak at your knees bending you towards the greater gravity yet, sometimes they make you learned, strong and better person. 471 more words



A long time ago my mother-in-law gave me a little plaque that says, “simplify.”  It has held a lot of meaning for me through the years but recently that plaque has been catching my eye.   581 more words