A piece of music can bring you back. From being lost. And that seems to be where I've been. I've been trying to forget. Forget the sadness that is felt deep within. And it is the holidays, that do seem to bring these feelings about. When you've lost a parent, and they are no longer... Continue Reading →
Getting lost. In books.
I've been a bit lost. In books that is. You open the first page of a fresh new book. You take in the pages; the smell, the crispness of each sheet, and that knowingness, that I will soon be within the depths of a story, perhaps so unlike my own, overwhelms me with joy. It... Continue Reading →
Staying away from sadness.
I've been thinking a lot about it recently; sadness that is. And it's often hard to talk about. And certainly, as I've noticed throughout the years, the holidays can seem to bring forth particularly sad-like feelings; loneliness, irritation, depression, tearfulness, and helplessness. It can be anything that elicits these feelings; the loss of a loved... Continue Reading →
Headway or Hindrance?
It wasn't until yesterday, that I received an update from Facebook nonetheless, that I was reminded by my past months' accomplishments. A photo of me actually out of the house, at a running meet, with my nephew and nieces; photos from a trip to Vegas; another of an enormous oil painting I created for a... Continue Reading →