When in Ireland, You Guinness and Game of Thrones

Adventures come when we least expect it, and sometimes in ways we did not plan. In looking back at those adventures when everything worked out we are able to laugh about it. When IN the adventure and the not knowing panic of WILL I MAKE IT OUT of this thing, some people (looks at a […]

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The Enjoyable Picadillo’s of the UK

I think one of the best parts about being a tourist is noticing the subtle differences and beauties of being in another culture. Small things you would never think of before, but suddenly make all the sense for the culture and world in front of you. Small things… in the UK they dont say ‘to-go’, […]

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I Solomenly Swear…That I Won’t Ever Be One of Those People

I won’t name names, because that is rude and we are all supposed to lift each other up in this industry of writing, reading, and all around general day dreaming. BUT….there is one person (although there are quite a few that I have found) that I really just can’t stand anymore and I used to […]

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The Ability to Let Go When Creating a Work of Art

I think the hardest part of working in any creative industry is learning the art of letting go. My editor used you highlight my beautifully crafted, overly long, and poetically delicate sentences as “purple prose”. And then, she would cross them out with a second comment, “I’m sorry, but I’m killing your darlings.” Of course […]

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Open Your Own Door

There have been several times in my life where I have felt stuck. I was stuck in a crappy job with no upward trajectory. I was stuck in a horrible relationship with a man who treated me like I was a nuisance while he emotionally pushed me around like a rag doll. All of the […]

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Yes indeed…I do. I very much DO!

In less than 10 days my life is going to change. In ways I only every dreamed of, and was never truly certain would happen. Next week Thursday I get to marry my best friend. I get to walk down the aisle toward him in a beautiful dress, surrounded by amazing friends and family, in […]

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Broken Pieces

It took a long time to see the damage you did, to pull back the bandages and see the bloodied mess beneath. It took focus, and determination to see past the facade. To see past the lies I was feeding to myself. It took a stumbling walk, turned into a desperate crawl to inch my […]

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My Drug of Choice

I breathe you in like a long lost friend My chest expands like it’s always just been My head it spins and senses whirl, soft and slow once more with you There’s no other place that always feels so new Our lips do touch Once more you’re my crutch I let you out for a […]

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I’m Addicted and I Can’t Stop

“When hope and love has been lost and you fall to the ground, you must find a way. When the darkness descends and your told it’s the end, you must find a way.” – Muse, Dig Down Muse has forever been my own personal professed muse. I feel like their music is directly linked to […]

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Obsession

Lead me down this treacherous path The forest is full, the trees are alive Hold my hand, let me see we can exist You’re just barely out of my grasp, too far to grip Use your eyes to pull me to you Say those words and fill up my soul Then slip into silence and […]

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