to all the quiet girls,

I see you. Yes, you. Sitting silent between two conversations, whipping your head back and forth with each one, waiting for your chance, your nudge, your invitation. Not knowing when’s the time to speak up because every time you’ve tried before, someone’s always beaten you to it. Feeling like you might actually have something good…

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seasons of stress

Seasons of stress don’t always have to make sense. Sometimes, we’re stressed for other people and their well-being. Sometimes, it’s almost like a chemical imbalance that we can’t control. Sometimes, we just feel overwhelmed – even by the things we want to do. But whatever it is, stress is legit. And apparently, I’m in the…

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the things that matter

Finding the perfect song on the radio doesn’t matter. Feeling cool while you fly down your hometown back roads, seat belt optional, doesn’t matter. Looking the part, the vintage truck, the belt buckle…none of that matters, either. What matters are the neighbors who come racing out of their homes when they hear the screech of…

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on writers

We come in all shapes and sizes. We were born throughout a multitude of decades. Some of us wear old t-shirts with athletic shorts and write in tattered notebooks while others wear rose colored sunglasses and edit our words on a tablet screen. Some of us have children, have been married for years – others…

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