I felt like I was the only form of life on Earth. The daily bustle of the local citizens was put on hold for days, despite the occasional plow truck that surfaced before the official nightfall. The blinking golden lights flashed into the frosted windows of my lonely, cold bedroom. My silhouette plastered on the […]Read more "10 Below"
I’m 100% the type of person who believes that “it will never happen to me”. However, looking back on certain events in my life, they in fact have proven that things do usually happen to me. My life has very few dull moments, even as I continue to tell the story about how I was […]Read more "If You Really Knew me"
The winter quickly approached and was darker than usual. It seemed as though the sun did not even bother to rise in the mornings. The daily bustle of the local citizens Was put on hold for days, And days The blinking golden lights flashed into the frosted windows of my lonely, cold bedroom. My silhouette […]Read more "Winter"
Another word for daughter is overwhelmed. Overwhelmed rises at dawn to rush to the same brick building for another repetitious day, following the same steps as the previous day, or even the hundreds of days before that one. Overwhelmed is in tears on the drive home From another trying day, just looking for peace. […]Read more "Another Word"
I was born to a couple of high school sweethearts from a small town 20 miles south of Boston. A family of two quickly grew to three, then four, then five. I wasn’t brought up any differently than most kids around me. Never talk back to an adult, always come inside before the street lights […]Read more "Behind Closed Doors"
Growing up in the youngest of three has always had it’s benefits in my young childhood. Eating the last cookie before dinner was never blamed on me, and whenever my brother deserved a smack, I was never taking the blame for it (on the account I did not know any better). Growing up, my mother […]Read more "This I believe"