I remember the first time I was sexually violated. I was 13 years old and just out of middle-school. While I was “in love” with a boy in my 8th grade class, I had no idea what sex was. I do not recall ever having a “sex-ed” class at school. As far as my young mind was concerned, sex was kissing a boy with an … Continue reading Oppression – My Story About Being Female
When I drove into the parking lot of the drugstore that day I had no reason to think the visit would be any different from any other visit I had made to pick up a prescription at the pharmacy. This particular drugstore’s parking lot on the Westside is a regular hotbed for the local homeless community. I think it has something to do with the … Continue reading Dirty Blanket
How do I find myself here on earth with the blessings I have been bestowed? How did my brother and I come to be joined in this life together? Our story is one that was written in the stars before we were even born. via The Star of my Heart Continue reading The Star of my Heart
Part One (2014) On March 29 in 2014 I was fretting about what I was going to wear to a party I had been invited to by my then boyfriend, but also I was fretting about how I was going to wear my hair – up or down? Wait, what? I’m not the type to fret over my looks, but on this day…going to this … Continue reading Our Red Letter Day – March 29
This is a follow-up post to, “Moments that Matter”. I believe there are points in our lives that we become cognizant to truly living our lives. When I was young I flew through life, moving back and forth from state to state, doing what I was told to do, and focusing on where I was supposed to be going according to my mom or … Continue reading Eternity is Happening. Like, Right Now.
How are you? Hope this finds you doing well. I’m back from my trips, digging back into work and enjoying being home. Lots of good memories, stories, pictures…but as any good vacation does, it left me ready to come home and and rejoin life. Am I still on the invite list for a trip to visit you? Let’s make it happen. Looking forward to coming … Continue reading July 10, 2012 – July 15, 2012 (First Date)
Two-weeks ago while driving home with my step-daughter we had a moment together that will stick with me for eternity. As we made our way home for the evening we approached the last major left-turn we had to make before arriving at our home. Arriving at the intersection, the light in front of us turned red and we stopped. Being the lead car in the … Continue reading Moments That Matter