Figuring It Out (day 2)

At some point in your research about writing, you'll read a chapter or an article that highlights effective ways to utilize personal experiences. I'm not sure if it's possible to never take lessons or other experiences from your life as you explore a topic in a creative fashion. The chapter or article will eventually share …

Figuring It Out (day 1)

Labels can also be freeing. That's what I've experienced over the last couple of months as I've attempted to regularly unpack community, one of my core values. It has now become the exploration of life as a third culture kid.

over it.

It's as if short snippets are all I've ever known. The daily "I should post that" thought is killing me--figuratively, of course. There was a time when long prose pieces were my thing. I didn't just want to write; I wrote and I wrote a lot. I wrote poems. I wrote about my day. I wrote a …

i typically write when i have a clear idea of what i want to say. those moments are loaded with energy, excitement, readiness and there's almost an urgency--these words must be shared. so when a day like today rolls around, a day without "ah ha" moments to speak of, it's easy to find more joy …

ready? nope.

i've been doing a fair amount of listening lately. i know this because there are these seemingly random thoughts that jump into my consciousness and after a little bit of where did you come from, where did you go i realize that they've come from other people. they are the frustrations and joys posted on facebook, …