Search

From Sand to Gemstones

Refining Life's Ragged Edges

Category

inspiration

For the love of Suddenlies

Grief has a way of changing you. I never really understood it until about two years ago even though I’ve had my fair share of grief before that. Grief. What is it? Depends on where you look. You can google... Continue Reading →

For the Love of Yes

I am writing this sitting in an amphitheater overlooking the Columbia River Gorge. I remember when I first sat in these seats. It was the first time I stepped onto this property taking in all of its beauty. I was... Continue Reading →

For the Love of Roots

I haven't been writing much these last 24 months. It's been a road of self discovery of sorts. I'm still grappling with it all. One minute I have a family life I adore, a job that I love, a world... Continue Reading →

Year Seven

Hi Dad, In a few days you'll have been gone for seven years. I can still hear the phone call I received today, "Your dad was rushed to the hospital." I spent the morning in tears thinking about how I... Continue Reading →

A Letter To My Younger Self 2020

Dear Younger Me, Happy first day of your new year. Are you ready? Because I'm not. It was such a crazy year last year and I wanted to warn you. Maybe when you get here you'll be able to side... Continue Reading →

Goodbye, 2019

Dear 2019, I started my year with high aspirations with you. There was motivation. There was inspiration. There was holding on to the hope that the only thing I ever wanted would finally come into fruition. Today, as I embark... Continue Reading →

The Price of Vulnerability

I've been going through something the last week. And if you know me well enough you know I can talk about anything except the very things I need to talk about. I mean, don't get me wrong, I've gotten better... Continue Reading →

Chaos Theory

It's been five years and not a single day will go by with the realization that my dad isn't a phone call away. But, as the death of his anniversary is remembered I've come to understand something else: this chaos... Continue Reading →

One More Year 2019

Dear Pearl, Today you embark on a new year, a new chapter, a new start. Today will become a stepping stone of what you've already accomplished in the last two. But, before I begin to motivate you into not giving... Continue Reading →

Website Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑