We need to talk

We need to talk. I chose that phrase because it’s one of the most anxiety inducing phrases and it also strongly throws you to the edge of your seat waiting to hear what will be said. And I want you to do that. I want you to listen. And I want you to pay attention.

Before we reach for hate

I woke up this morning per usual. Snoozed all my alarms, sighed to my dog to try and gain some sympathy but all he wanted was food and then began the ritual of checking Instagram and Twitter (I save Facebook for later) before getting out of bed. As I scrolled through my Instagram feed, I […]

It’s the American way

  “Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.” With the 12th anniversary of 9/11, I […]

Persons are persons

I never know if the message I take away from a book or movie or whatever else is because of what’s going on in my life at the time or if it’s just one of the messages I happen to pick up during this read (or watch) through. Whichever it is, lately I’ve been seeing […]

Sometimes words are not enough

I planned to write some thoughts regarding the Boston Marathon Bombing but I can’t even begin to encompass all the thoughts I have in one meaningless post. Last night I was talking to Hannah about how overwhelmingly sad I felt while reading and looking at pictures from yesterday’s events. I felt confused and angry because […]