Giving It Another Go

“My life has been the poem I would have writ But I could not both live and utter it.” ~Henry David Thoreau OK, I can’t remember the last time I wrote on this blog. I could check, but I already know that it’s been too darn long. I keep a journal, but as a writer (or a…

It Could Be Worse

I am currently reading Mitch Albom’s newest book, The First Phone Call from Heaven. I might write a review once I’m finished, but for now, a particular passage got me thinking: “Bad news has no limit.” At 27 years old, I felt like I’ve been tossed from one emotion to another more than most people…

The Glad Game Begins

You look at other people and wonder what emotional wars they’ve won or lost. Wonder whether that pesky, er, perky office mate ever know what it’s like to watch her family go hungry. You look at this jolly, old fellow and try to find worry in his eyes. Sitting next to a stranger on a…

You Had a Bad Day

What do you do when things get rough? When LIFE gets tough. When every decision is a big risk. When you simply had a bad day. No. You don’t think of positive things. You can’t, ’cause you’re too blinded by realities to escape to your happy place right away. Problems won’t go away just because…