From Sand to Gemstones

Refining Life's Ragged Edges


Vent Sesh

Portland Plague

--PLEASE STAND BY-- This is not a test. I repeat, this is not a test. Attention, an event of unknown origin has begun in your area. In order to ensure your safety you must perform the following actions. Deviation will result... Continue Reading →

Power of Love

I'm reading this booked called Delicious! written by Ruth Reichl. I'm a wannabe foodie so a book about a girl who loves to write and loves food was right up my alley. I started it months ago but because of... Continue Reading →

I Am Woman

I am a woman. A wife. A mother. A sister. A friend. But, what does all of that mean? Personally, for me it means nothing unless I know who I am on my own two feet. I could not be... Continue Reading →

Deja Vu

I was awakened by a dream last night. I have been up since 4a and wrote this poem based off my dream. It's fitting. Deja Vu  I sat there like I had months before Listening to the song play Wondering,... Continue Reading →

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I’m Thankful For…

Today was a nightmare. Like Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, Child's Play nightmare. Like It, Jeepers Creepers, Michael Meyers nightmare. Literally. Everything that could go wrong went wrong. I got chewed out for a vendor not being paid.... Continue Reading →

Just Tired

This past week I've pushed myself to keep fighting. It hasn't been easy. Everything in me just wants to curl in a cave and never come out. Sometimes I think it's easier that way. You don't have to play pretend... Continue Reading →

Sticks and Stones

The adage sticks and stones can break my bones but words can never harm me is the worst saying ever. While sticks and stones will most definitely hurt me it's the words that take the longest to heal.  I call... Continue Reading →

Brokenly Strong

I may be throwing myself a pity party. But, the beauty of this blog is I'm writing it because not only am I hoping I am reaching out to someone who can relate and needs the encouragement, but I'm doing... Continue Reading →

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