Tag Archives: loss

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

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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

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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

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Day 10- World Ain’t Right

To say I have one “favorite” band… is probably not an accurate statement. However, I only have one band tattooed on my body right now, and they are a band I absolutely love so we’ll go with them. That band … Continue reading

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Day 4- Stay With Me

Day 4 is a song that calms you down. I only watched this movie about 6 months ago, but I’ve listened to some of the soundtrack multiple times since then and the song “Stay With Me” by Clint Mansell from … Continue reading

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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

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Unspoken Ghosts. …Or some better name than that.

Your armor doesn’t shine Quite like you think In the reflection We appear envy green I’m not invisible But, I’m not truly seen When you’re gone, Is my presence lingering You’ve got it made right now But, how long can … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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