Growing in Unlikely Places

Sometimes to pass time I just wander around a popular area, taking in the scenery. One particular day I was on my way to return to a spot I've become quite fond of. I passed by this tree, and it brought some thoughts to my mind. It didn't look like it belonged there, sandwiched between… Continue reading Growing in Unlikely Places

A Few Words on Failure

I thought moving to Grenada made me a successful adult. Finally living on my own, somewhere new, paying rent, living my own life. I've come to learn that success is not a one step thing. It's a process. I'm not suddenly a prime example of a functioning grown up. I am still learning. I'm learning… Continue reading A Few Words on Failure

What Doesn’t Kill You

At this point, I could almost swear that I am cursed. Maybe it's because I didn't bless my great-grandmother's ashes when they arrived at my doorstep. Or maybe the odds just aren't ever in my favor. Either way I've been having some rather unfortunate circumstances as of late. It seems that every week something new… Continue reading What Doesn’t Kill You

12 Ways To Boost Your Mood

We can't always be happy-clappy cheerful people, unless you're Snow White or something. If you're a human, then you are sometimes in a bad mood. It's natural. We are complicated creatures. We have feelings and emotions, sometimes negative ones. We have nerves, and sometimes little things get right on them. You know what I mean.… Continue reading 12 Ways To Boost Your Mood

Keep on Keepin’ on

I've really got to use my imagination To think of good reasons To keep on keepin' on Gladys Knight and The Pips "I've Got To Use My Imagination" It's one of those mornings. The cold and the soreness of my neck have made getting up nearly unbearable. So did the knowledge that nothing good was… Continue reading Keep on Keepin’ on

Sunday Morning Thoughts

I lay in bed this morning, cold creeping into my soul, thinking myriad thoughts. I ran through my list of worries regarding my dad, who is currently in the hospital (see¬†Forgotten Days.)¬†I thought also of how this was just the icing on the cake of these sorrowful last few months. It's been barely a month… Continue reading Sunday Morning Thoughts