Tag Archives: death

Dear 16 year old self,

Dear 16 year old self, It’s me/you ten years from now. October 2014 and you wouldn’t believe some of the decisions we’ve made and what your life is like now. Believe it or not, you’ve been married and divorced, live … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Fault in Our Stars

I think I’m about to drop some “deep thoughts” on you readers… or maybe just ramble some nonsense- let’s find out. Tonight I was able to screen the movie (based on the book by John Greene) The Fault in Our Stars … Continue reading

Posted in People! | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 16- When I Get Where I’m Going

Day 16 is a song that has made you cry. Admittedly, there are a couple of those– not for the song itself necessarily, but for the emotions associated with when I heard those particular tunes. One that jumps to mind … Continue reading

Posted in People!, Songs, Tangent | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 9- Alive

Day 9- a song that makes me hopeful. Well, the song “Alive“, actually written and performed by someone who is important to me makes me hopeful. It’s nice to be reminded that regardless of what’s going on, I’m alive and … Continue reading

Posted in People!, Songs, Tangent | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Art of Suffering.

If there was one thing all humankind shared regardless of race, status, religion, sexual orientation, etc., I think it would be suffering. We’ve all suffered in some way. To put an exact definition on what that means is pretty simple, … Continue reading

Posted in People! | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Movies Behind Closed Eyes

Dreams. Are. Scary. Do they mean anything? Are they simply just our (sub)conscious fears coming alive while we rest? Can they be used as predictions? Is it a way for deceased loved ones to send us messages/warnings? Or are they … Continue reading

Posted in People!, Tangent | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

When I Get Where I’m Going

People don’t like to talk about death, especially their own. It sucks but everyone is going to die. Even me. I feel like not a lot of people truly acknowledge that fact until they are much older, but you run … Continue reading

Posted in People!, Tangent | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Little Things.

I read somewhere recently that Elvis gets about 100 Valentines sent to him at Graceland every year. I’m sure that number was significantly higher in the years closer to his death (or whatever you believe surrounding that). When I stumbled … Continue reading

Posted in People! | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Fall Apart

  Tonight has been an emotional one. I’ve felt pride, love, loss, pain, relief, and more love. I’ve mentioned that I am a nanny and tonight the 2 and a half year old little man I look after peed in … Continue reading

Posted in People!, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment