Cornstalks, Humming birds, and Sunrises

It is 6 am again. Up before the alarm. Tossed and turned all night so no chance for dreams or much sleeping. Usually this makes me a very cranky person, especially considering that I have another interview today for a retail position. There wasn't much chance to be cranky. The sunrise was a vibrant orange, … Continue reading Cornstalks, Humming birds, and Sunrises

In Love with Rilke

You ever have a poem that you read that you fall in love with? I finally tracked down the title of the poem from a book I had read a while back. It was a characters favorite poem, and only listed excerpts throughout the book. I do like Rilke, and have fun translating the German … Continue reading In Love with Rilke

Complexities of Words

As if you were a tiny delicate flower I nurture you. Filling you up with love, compassion, some patience too. Waiting, watching for you to bloom into a beautiful thing that you are. Oh what a joy you are to me, each syllable, vowel a doorway to a new world. Taking me far away into … Continue reading Complexities of Words

The Art of Positive Thinking

Lately I have followed this blog by Sweet Mother, if you havent read it, go read it! It is a hilarious blog that actually makes you think about your own situations at times. It's akin to a life lesson laced with humor crack. Yes I like using the phrase "humor crack", I am hoping that … Continue reading The Art of Positive Thinking

C is for Control

Control? Why control? Many people associate the word control with negative things, such as a control freak, or someone who is uptight, a perfectionist. Yet control is not always a negative word. In fact, taking control of certain things can be a positive change when done correctly. When life changes around you, you cannot control … Continue reading C is for Control

The Proclamation of the World’s Most Amazing Conqueror

Lord's and Ladies, I bring to you the most wonderful, most insightful, the most crystallizing proclamation of our beloved Conqueror, my friend, my brother, Jermaine. He is the conqueror not only of the lands and cities that surround us, but also of our hearts. He has become a beloved friend, a brother in arms, to … Continue reading The Proclamation of the World’s Most Amazing Conqueror

Word of the Day

I greatly enjoy word of the day by dictonary.com! There is something fun about exploring new words and expanding your vocabulary, searching for different words that mean the same thing, or the opposite, it’s an adventure through language! I believe that all my high school English teachers would have loved to hear me say this … Continue reading Word of the Day

B is for Bravery

Bravery is not just for knights fighting dragons, or soldiers being deployed. Bravery can get you through any situation. Singing karaoke, be brave enough to stand up to that mike and give it all you got! Moving to a new place not knowing anyone? Be brave enough to go out and meet new faces and … Continue reading B is for Bravery