just a girl dreaming her way through life
I find myself in the calming roar of the sea, floating gently on the foam of the breaking waves. Blue. Green. Gray. The colors of the sea mark the boundaries of my soul. The tumbled glass finds its polish under the relentless pounding of the waves upon the shore. Thus am I. Rough transitioning to polish, refinement ever a process, finding my niche in the storms of life.
Category Archives: Family
January has probably been more like a minefield in the middle of the beach than a roller coaster, but somehow that seems too raw. Which is how I feel right now. Too raw. I’ve worked really hard at not stopping … Continue reading
I called my Mom on the holiday. Same as I always do – late enough that I knew most people were gone from their house so we could have a chance to chat. I asked, as was my usual, if … Continue reading
I cooked dinner for my parents last night. It’s far from the first time I’ve cooked for them, but it was the first time I cooked for them while hosting them in my own home. Strange the difference that makes. … Continue reading
I cried the first time they drove away. On a college campus, with activities to go to, in the room I shared with my sister, and still the tears dripped down my face as they drove home. Like homing pigeons, … Continue reading
Balance. Fight to keep it all even. Wonder what that means. Lean. First one way, love conquers all. Then the other, some things cannot be unsaid. Ache. Fairness is your favorite. Never accept that life isn’t fair. Rage. Find sympathy … Continue reading