Happy New Year!

I hope everyone had a happy holiday season and a wonderful new year! In my house, we spent the holiday weeks suffering from the flu. It was terrible and made for a super unpleasant holiday. The Christmas holiday was also a very depressing time for me this year, given the broken nature of my homeContinue reading “Happy New Year!”

Happy 40th Birthday To Me!

Yesterday, I celebrated my 40th birthday. It was a great day, filled with family and friends, plenty of time with my children, and a few great presents. My kiddos got me some fantastic Halloween inspired pillows, a Jack the Pumpkin King, and Zero, Jack’s faithful ghost dog. My daughter, Kora, created these amazing runes forContinue reading “Happy 40th Birthday To Me!”

Some Days Are Worth The Trouble

I’m slowly learning to come to terms with my life and all of the chaos in it. My work schedule this week is crazy, and it’s making for a difficult sleep schedule where I have to grab a few hours here and a few hours there. It’s draining, but it’s temporary. Today, I found aContinue reading “Some Days Are Worth The Trouble”

Playing with Flowers

In my photography course, one of the lessons was how to manipulate photos to create new images and to change the way we see things. For my project, I took some flowers I bought over Easter weekend and played around with arrangements, seperating individual flowers, destroying petals, and flattening the buds to find different viewsContinue reading “Playing with Flowers”

It’s Been Awhile…

Well, NaNoWriMo was an absolute bust. I spent most of November buried in homework and sick. My final word count was just shy of 15,000. A dismal attempt, to say the least. With any luck, I will still be around next year to try again. As December arrived, and is now steadily passing me by,Continue reading “It’s Been Awhile…”

Confused – A Poem

Something drew me to you, right from the beginning. Everyone around me told me not to fall for you. I wondered why they made me keep my distance from you. When we finally got together, everything was so perfect, but my friends kept telling me to stay away, you’re trouble! I just couldn’t bare toContinue reading “Confused – A Poem”