Tattoo Unraveling

Here’s the thing about grief- if you are living with it, you’ll know this, if you aren’t then you’ll understand this later- it’s a clusterf*ck of emotions. The time between grief meltdowns are ebbing and flowing further apart but when that wave hits, oh man does it hit hard. Now, there’s the daily undercurrent of…

Faith Based or Fear Based?

faith (noun) –¬†complete trust or confidence in someone or something fear (noun) –¬†an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat Every action, word, or thought comes from one of two places- fear or faith. Depending on which foundation you launch from will determine…

Tinderella

I’ve wanted to be many things throughout my life and it changes as I grow. Olympic gymnast, figure skater, neurologist, pediatrician, elementary school teacher, naturopathic doctor, business owner. I’ve dabbled a bit in each of those but the one that’s missing, that’s been there all along is writer. Ever since I learned to read, I’ve…

Fork in the Road

“So, as we reach the fork in the road today, let us fearlessly follow the voice of intuition. The Bible calls it ‘the still small voice.’” -Florence Scovel Shinn– Here I am again, at a fork in the road, deciding the fate of a cat I adopted and took complete responsibility for. Or am I?…

The Brunch Commandments

And on the seventh day, God said ‘Let there be Brunch’ and there was Brunch All those who partake in Brunch shall follow the Ten Brunch Commandments Amen Thou shall cleanse thy mind, body, and soul with bottomless mimosas Thou shall confess thy transgressions from the night before Thou shall not judge the confessions of…

Wake Me Up When September Ends

Like my Mother’s come to pass Two years has gone so fast Wake me up when September ends – Heartbroken since 9/17/15 – Little did I know back in 2004 when Green Day released the song Wake Me Up When September ends, that it would become more than just an emo song I’d sing along…

Hanging By A Tail

Hanging By A Moment is one of my top favorite songs. Seeing my cat Mortimor hanging by the tail comes in 2nd on the list of the worst things I’ve seen in my life. While hard to get the images of that night out of my mind, I’m grateful for how the events unfolded so…

Kelly

The story of how Kelly came into my life-or-I came into hers. When I moved to Charleston a little over a year ago, I adopted a spunky, mischievous yet ridiculously sweet kitten and named him Atticus. My life had been pretty chaotic up to that point between moving to France, returning home because my Mom…