Birds, Bugs, and Boats Behind

Part III The Unlocking The day to go North came so very quickly and before I knew it, I was on a bus filled with strange faces, on my way to a place I honestly didn’t really feel like going to.  However, I was determined to organize my stuff in storage and bring back as […]

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Birds, Bugs, and Boats Cont.

Part II The Unlearning What began as an innocent dip of my toes into what my dad likes to call the “boat life”, became a complete lifestyle transformation. I lived in rolled up jeans and bare feet, showering became a choice that I didn’t make as often, and crafts in the morning sun with my […]

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When You Weren’t Looking

It seems like there has been a lot of death around me lately.  Usually it’s not something I feel comfortable talking about but it’s been making me feel so much.  I’ve decided that maybe the best way to deal with these feelings is to write. You hear about people dying in genocides, terrorist attacks, wars […]

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Close Your Eyes

Have you ever simply closed your eyes and just listened to the breeze?  Listened to the whistling of the leaves and that quiet in between?  There really isn’t anything else like it.  It carries you away on a lighthearted symphony that is so soft and so free.  Take a moment and come along with me. When […]

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Into the Wild

My senses are alive with the fragrant aroma and magnificent view. I am consumed. I have given myself over to something larger. Something wild and untouchable. Something so alive, so powerful. It is all dancing.  It is singing. No, she does not dance for you.  Nor does she sing for me.  This is a piece […]

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