Introduction As I completed one of my weekend rituals, I questioned my sanity. What ritual is this you ask? Why, it’s my weekly hair care routine! Once a week – on Saturday or Sunday – I spend around 1.5 hours on my hair. I shampoo twice: once with coconut oil infused shampoo, and again with… Continue reading Awkward Hair: A Picture Story
I woke up with a painful and stiff lower back, after tossing and turning all night. When trying to put on my gym shorts I tripped over one of the leg holes. I put both my shirt and my socks on inside out. By this time I could tell it was going to be a… Continue reading Awkward Babble and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
Happy Monday Folks! (Or, as happy as a Monday can be?) Yesterday I didn’t post my day 3 quotes for the challenge I was tagged in, so I’m making up for it today. In the event that you missed the previous 2 posts, I was tagged by the fabulous Coloring Outside the Lines. Please do make… Continue reading III: 3 Day Quote Challenge
Happy Saturday, Folks! Here we are at day 2 of my 3 Quote Challenge. In the event you are interested in reading more stories by the blogger that nominated me, Coloring Outside the Lines – here is a 3 part story he did. In case we forgot from yesterday, or if anyone is unfamiliar with the… Continue reading II: 3 Day Quote Challenge
I was tagged by Coloring Outside The Lines to participate in the 3 day / 3 quote challenge. First, please do make sure to go check out his blog. There, you’ll be sure to see lots of pictures and information about the beautiful trees on his property as well as loads of very cool short stories. A… Continue reading I: 3 Day Quote Challenge
She wandered aimlessly under the canopy of green. The midday sun’s rays filtered through the foliage, creating peaks of brilliance and valleys of shadow around her as she made her tentative journey. Startled by a gust of wind she hunched lower, fearing the bow and bend of plant life above her. She had been separated… Continue reading The Dandelion
Did you know that people can tell a lot about you by the way you string your sentences together, or even further – the way you hand write your lettering? I’ve always found these sorts of sociological analyses to be quite interesting. Of course, you do have to have an education in these things to… Continue reading Our Letters Define Us – Handwriting Tag
Never alone, no not me Inside my head they dance with glee Ghouls, gremlins, and spiteful little gnomes Haunting my thoughts with unwanted memories Taunting my subconscious with painful jabs Moving my focus inward and away Away from the beauty that may be before me Retreating from the opportunities to move on Emptying out the… Continue reading Monsters In My Head
I grew up in the middle of nowhere. Most things we needed required a minimum of an hour’s drive to get. More than likely though we had a longer drive than that, as the nearest town was The Armpit of Mendocino County.** This left for a lot of time to entertain one’s self. Not many… Continue reading Twisting your tongue
I was born in Idaho, grew up in California, went to college in Illinois, actually really grew up in California again, and now I am here in Alabama. Alabama has been, by far, the hardest state to adapt to. Oh, I know, your mind immediately jumps to Alabama’s darker history of racism, backwoods ignorance, and… Continue reading Your invitation is revoked, Sir.