Tick Tock

Tick Tock goes the clock, when it will stop no one knows. And it will stop. For all of us. For every living thing on this planet. The only thing in this life we can be 100% certain of is that we will die. Our culture refuses to acknowledge this yet all the while spewing…

As Is

If your life were to remain exactly as it is right now, could you be happy with that? Now, this isn’t to say that you’re 100% happy with every little aspect. It doesn’t mean you aren’t actively working to change some things you would like to improve. And it also doesn’t mean you have no…

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…

Cat Scratch Fever

Twas’ the night before Thanksgiving when all through the house, Adeline was stirring from the back of the house. A last minute decision had me working from home that day and it was fateful that I was. Around 3pm, finishing up work and getting ready to go upstairs and shower, a craving for chocolate chips…

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…

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…

Towel Manifestation

A true story of small but fast manifestations in a single day. My friend Heather, who has become an instant soul sister over the course of 3 days, was visiting from Jersey. We had a fully packed day in Charleston starting with heavenly bagels and atmosphere at Gnome Cafe and a quick drive by Rainbow…

Every Day is Mother’s Day

Especially when you don’t have one anymore. This hallmark created holiday has arrived and I’ll be thankful once this day is over. As if I don’t feel the hole in my heart that my Mom’s earthly departure carved out enough, this holiday to remind people to call Mom, get a gift for Mom or acknowledge her…