I did a terrible, terrible thing. A destructive, poisonous, life-threatening thing. I stopped believing in myself. I don’t know when it happened. But it happened. I don’t know how long ago it happened. But it happened. And I let it happen. It’s a terrible thing to do, and I did it. To myself.
Graduating high school is a big deal, as it marks a huge milestone in one’s life. It’s a bridge between childhood and young adulthood. It’s a time when you start to make personal choices about your future. Will you go to college? Will you live at home? Will you work part-time? Will you work full-time? […]
“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.” – Carl Jung When it comes to the question, “What matters most in life?” […]
If you regularly follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you probably know that I am getting ready for the RAW Artist event on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Las Vegas. This will be my very first time exhibiting my work in a show setting, and I’m quite excited and honored, especially since there are so many amazingly talented […]
When we think of the vast, ever-expanding Universe, problems seem so tiny, so invisible. Here on Planet Earth, everything seems so significant. But, take a step back and look up at the sky, and everything disappears.
There’s something special about a downpour in the desert. It’s a rare occurrence here. So, when it happens, we revel in it. We dance in it. We soak it up (pardon the pun.) Rain in Vegas is special. It doesn’t happen often. Rain in Vegas reminds us of the rarities in life… those moments that […]
The year is about halfway over. Perhaps, this isn’t news to you. But, I am sitting here right now with my mouth wide open, trying to answer the following question: How did I let that sneak right past me, and just NOW realize it?
Last Sunday, March 23rd marked the one year anniversary of my father’s death. It was one damn difficult day to say the least. I don’t think I adequately prepared myself for just how challenging that day would be, or the days following. This whole week has been filled with melancholic self-loathing. Year one of grief […]
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh the Places You’ll Go! It isn’t every day that you leave […]