• Life,  Truth

    When Death Comes Calling

    sunrise from a moving car window

    You think you’ll know how you’ll feel when a parent dies. You can assume or make guesses based on your relationship. But really, that’s you convincing yourself you’ve got it under control. Turns out, that headspace control? It’s a farce… a lie you’re telling yourself to get through your days.…

  • Life

    Authentic? Definitely.

    I found this quote among my snippets of words and colors recently. It’s funny how things land right in front of us exactly when they’re supposed to, isn’t it? Authentic. Where does it land in your world? Original. Genuine. Real. Bona fide. I share my truths. Almost to a fault…

  • Creative Curiosity

    Notice the Details

    cracked egg shells on a plate

    What do you notice? Do you see that small crack in the sidewalk as you walk from your car to your office? How about that piece of red thread that’s been billowing from the skinny tree branch outside your front door? Or maybe it’s the shape of someone’s eyes…. What…

  • Life,  Quotes,  Writing

    It Happened that Thursday

    Thursday, October 19, 2017.  3:22 PM. The cheery jingle of an arriving text message caused no alarm. Just another afternoon heading home from campus. Youngest sister checking in. I glance at the phone while the car cools down. Falling below 80 degrees in October is always the hope by Floridians,…