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People talk of “social outcasts.” The words apparently denote the miserable losers of the world, the vicious ones, but I feel as though I have been a “social outcast” from the moment I was born. 143 more words

Rome: Basilica di San Crisogono

It was very interesting to see the remains of a Roman domus and an early Christian basilica in the underground of San Crisogono. The basilica is believed to be one of the oldelst churches in Rome.

(Photo Christina Billington, May 2016)

The Simple Life

The List.

On top of an interesting season of life, it has been an extremely interesting month, which I intend on sharing more about in another post. I haven’t quite had the words, time to reflect, and/or energy to write a new entry. 895 more words

Strangled Breaths

She lets the darkness envelop her, as she lay in the middle of the room, foregoing the bed for the floor, ignoring the sheets for the planks of wood. 360 more words

The Girl in the Corner

I’m the girl in the corner.
No matter where I am –
At a party, at a club,
On the bus, in the classroom – … 78 more words

The One with all the Nature

I woke up Monday morning to a nearly empty house with sunshine pouring in my window. It was welcome after my rainy week of vacation and a busy weekend of of wedding and graduation festivities. 611 more words


I sit and I write

I sit and I write. Here at Starbucks. Sitting on the other side of the window, enjoying the warm breeze blowing across the hot pavement of the parking lot are two allegedly straight guys. 435 more words