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Letting go of hiding out in normal.

Have you ever been told to ‘just let it go’? To ‘get over it’? Let it be.

There is value in letting go to let it be over with. 592 more words

Essential Journey

Ducks In My Driveway

My husband built me a koi pond for our front yard about a year and a half ago. Since then I’ve been able to enjoy watching my fish grow from abut 2″ to more than 12″ each. 509 more words


Panic and Mania

It’s very hard for me to distinguish between both of these moods at the moment. In fact, I think I’m experiencing a good mixture of them both at the best of times. 258 more words

Stress vs Anxiety

Lately I’ve been thinking about the difference between anxiety and stress.  Sure they are similar, but they aren’t exactly the same by any means.  I looked up the definitions just to see what they technically meant. 294 more words


Review: Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick #YearofYA

After a week, I’m still struggling to sit down and write this review. 1) because the book won’t make its way into the world until May 31, 2016 and 2) I’m struck by how much it moved me. 689 more words


What do I do with my life?

Many people just graduating from high school are faced with the single most terrifying question in existence.  “So, what are you going to do next?”  When people (adults) ask that, they want to know whether or not you’re going to college, where you’re going to college, and what you want to major in.   309 more words


Meet LiLu

This is LiLu.

Or Lu, for short. I like to think most people just call her Lu. She is my creation, and this is the first in what will be a series of watercolor paintings, featuring Lu. 282 more words