Featured

The Journey Begins

Even though the beginning seems dramatic, this story is a good one. It has a happy ending. There is growth and understanding. But I didn’t always know that. I could say that it all began the day I walked outside naked, but really that was the culmination. Maybe it began in January 2014, or back […]

Read More The Journey Begins

Sadness

Today I am sad. Today the much needed rain falls, and as much as I love the rain I can’t help but feel as dark as the grey skies. I lift my face up, but my spirit is drenched. I just want to crawl under my desk and hide. Today I am sad, and that’s […]

Read More Sadness

My Darkest (K)Night

To My Darkest Knight, I still haven’t thanked you for being there. You were never there when I asked for you, but you were there when you needed to be. After less than a year of knowing each other you were a better friend to me than I was to you. When you came over […]

Read More My Darkest (K)Night

Camp Fire & Dolphin’s Return

Toxic levels of smoke have filled the air of my city. Our neighboring town of Paradise was destroyed by the Camp Fire exactly one week ago. Headlines like “Paradise: Lost” and “Butte Camp Fire now deadliest in California history” have been flooding the news. While my home and family is safe, the entire community is […]

Read More Camp Fire & Dolphin’s Return

Dreams (Pt. 2)

I had two nights of vivid dreams in a row, featuring different men from past relationships. This is part two. Dream of the Dead Lion On the night of the 24th I was walking on a street with my boyfriend, B. In the dream the street was familiar. As we passed a house with a […]

Read More Dreams (Pt. 2)

Dreams (pt. 1)

I’ve had vivid dreams the past two nights, after many months of haze or not remembering.  Both featured men from past relationships. This is part one. Dream of the Messenger On the night of the 23rd I met the sister of the man (let’s call him S.) from my summer in India. I was elated. […]

Read More Dreams (pt. 1)

Sea Lion. I am Listening.

Yesterday I almost walked directly into a sea lion that was laying on the beach. I’m not sure if it was sick or just tired, but as we approached it didn’t move. Walking with my boyfriend, we were distracted enough to not notice it until someone called out to us. Even then I looked around […]

Read More Sea Lion. I am Listening.