Christmas Socks. (4)

Christmas Socks. (4)

Photo by Megan Lewis on Unsplash I hit a transition point in my life around my freshmen year of college. Every year at Christmas I looked forward to my parents giving me gifts. I went through various phases with what I️ asked for: When I was young, I wanted the toys – LEGOs, robots, something […]

Happy. (3)

Happy. (3)

I’ve realized there is just no point in being happy. The moment we are “happy” is only a fleeting moment, and really, isn’t the fall that much harder after you’ve been up? Why bother to experience the highest of highs when in the end you are only going to crash in a mess on the […]

Pointer Finger. (2)

Pointer Finger. (2)

Photo by Craig Philbrick on Unsplash When I was young I had an imaginary friend. Now, before I go further, you must promise not to make fun of me, my imaginary friend, or her name. And yes, I had a female imaginary friend. Her name was Girl. Yes, me and Girl were best friends, but […]

Committed.

Committed.

The meeting was rescheduled. Again. Countless e-mails sent. Numerous texts exchanged. Apologies offered and forgiveness given. But the project wasn’t going to move forward until we had this meeting – if we ever had it. Have you ever been on the broken end of a person that couldn’t honor a commitment? At the most minor, […]

Waiting. (1)

Waiting. (1)

Photo by Katleen Vanacker on Unsplash Jesus said to his disciples, “Be watchful! Be alert! You do not know when the time will come.” And I tried. Every year, I did my very best to stay awake. Yet in all my years, never once did I catch Santa Claus. He was a tricky, tricky man. […]