The greater the risk, the greater the beauty.

“For me, writing is about control. Or, more accurately, loss of control. Maybe you are a writer, and you disagree because writing for you feels more like walking on the beach or getting a massage. Well, maybe you and I should never meet for coffee. Writing for me feels like getting naked in public. And writing is … Continue reading

All I know.

I’ve been staring at these application questions for hours.  And they just stare right back, waiting for a response or a nudge that will signify I’m alive and full of capable answers to spark the beginning of my future.  Only, I’m not.  I’m frustrated, I’m tired and I’m slowly running out of energy to deal … Continue reading

A Lasting Love Affair

Since I was three, I knew what I wanted to do in life.  Yes, you read that correctly, a three year old with goals on her mind… it happens.  Around the table of a family dinner, an aunt asked all of the children what they wanted to be when they grew up.  Among the chatter … Continue reading

Playlist Files: My Top 25 Break-up Songs

As a writer, words, especially lyrics, resonate with me and feed my soul.  The power of words never ceases to amaze me—they can pump you up, tear you apart, leave you breathless or empathize with you when you need it the most.  I was 18 when I bought my first I-Pod.  I uploaded so many … Continue reading