Something I Miss

Black and green olives; Hershey’s Kisses in cross-stitched reindeer mouths; Christmas stories read in a deep, low voice; children reaching for presents, eager to give and receive; sleeping in the car, waking up just enough to wrap my arms around my father’s neck as he carried me inside; and unwrapping one present, just before climbing … Continue reading Something I Miss


Setting Goals

I think everyone knows the struggle of setting goals. Whether it be writing, exercise, reading, creating, or monetary goals, we can’t seem to stop ourselves from creating giant mile markers in our lives. We usually set the goals when we’re feeling on top of everything and ready to tackle the world, but we don’t often … Continue reading Setting Goals

White Colours

The golden hues and raging reds fill the skies before they’re dead. A vast blank page left laying out for everyone to see in doubt. When light seems bright but life seems gone, remember to look at the dawn, where the hidden growth shines deep below the snow, and the brown and orange give way to … Continue reading White Colours

Anxiety and Job Searching

Last name. First name. Address. Phone number. Why did you leave your last place of employment? What experience do you have? Why do you want to work here? Where do you see yourself in five years? These questions are only a few that are permanently seared into my brain from the endless hours of applications … Continue reading Anxiety and Job Searching