Long-Lost Sisters… They Do Exist!

Mothers.

The everyday super hero.

Not only are they caretakers for their children and beloved spouses, they often times act as chauffeurs, chefs, personal assistants, doctors, vets, plumbers, landscapers, groupies, and that’s all before lunch. They are the ones boys compare their girlfriends to and girls look to emulate. They are always kind, loving, and compassionate, but watch out when momma bear gets triggered. Continue reading

Gone, But Not Forgotten

Death is a part of life. It’s a sucky part, but it’s an inevitable phenomenon that we all will have to face at some point, whether it’s a loved one, a colleague, or in the end, our own. Even knowing this, it doesn’t make it any easier when it effects you. Grief, sorrow, pain, anger; it’s all unavoidable. Questions fill you head; of which, there will never be sufficient answers for. Death is infinite, and that scares a lot of people…. including me. Continue reading

neVer forgeT 4/16/07

For most of you, April 16 is just another date on the calendar, but for millions of others, this date serves as a reminder.

On April 16, 2007, a horrific tragedy occurred on the campus of Virginia Tech; a world-renowned university. I remember sitting in Geometry class my sophomore year in high school when I first heard about the shooting. The overhead intercom blared with notification of the event taking place. My teacher at the time had a daughter that was attending Tech, so she burst into tears and left the room; cell phone in tow. We had a television in the corner of the classroom where we would watch the daily Continue reading

Another Trip Around the Sun

So my birthday was last Sunday and like any other 24 going on 25 year old, I wanted to go to the aquarium. Wait, what…? That’s just me…? What’s wrong with you people!?

Since I’m using this blog to confess myself to you all, I have another admission to include on the list: I’ve never had a birthday party. Not even when I was little. I can recall memories of going to different zoos, aquariums, skating rinks, and indoor water parks, Continue reading

Fashion Crimes

Today’s topic is Fashion Crimes; both in the closet and in the courtroom.

First are crimes against fashion…

I have always tried to dress modestly, even through my high school and college years. Not in an extreme sense like those of a religious sect, but I have wardrobe limitations that I have set for myself and stick to. Continue reading

Memories I Share With My Ex

When you are in a relationship with someone for some time, you are going to create lasting memories together, but what happens to those memories when the relationship is no more? They still exist, but how are we supposed to remember them: with feelings of fondness, indifference, spite…? Is there a rule? Continue reading