a fresh START

there’s a reason why people ring in the new year. it just seems ripe with new possibilities. it’s a new fresh clump of days to form new memories, have better opportunities, and accomplish personal improvements. we love new beginnings– a time to throw out the old and bring in the new. people vow to lose ...

it is my right.

06. February 2012 loss, mommyhood, writing 3
last monday, i wrote about miscarriage misspeaks— when people try to make you feel better about the loss of your baby.  excellent intentions don’t always translate to understanding, and the words often seem empty of the comfort they were trying to achieve. i began writing this poem before i even lost my baby, because the ...

life ain’t no picnik

when i was told that our time together would be cut short, i was in disbelief. i thought that we’d be together forever. when i first met you, i didn’t recognize you for what you were.  sure, i’d have fun with you occasionally.  i didn’t see the potential you had.  i didn’t know how you’d ...

my year… one line at a time.

earlier this year, i saw a great idea for a line-a-day journal on designsponge.  since then, i’ve seen other DIY bloggers take that idea and run with it.  the idea, though tweaked depending on the DIYer, looks a lot like this: now, i LOVE this craft for several reasons: 1) as a writer, i LOVE ...