stand out in the crowd

i don't know what it's like to not be different. i do know what it's like to try to conform and comply. as children we learn that to be different is synonymous with inferior. the lucky ones among us are raised to see that our differences empower us. the unlucky ones try to conform but … Continue reading stand out in the crowd

Embracing Change as I Grow

Tomorrow is my birthday. I turn 34. I must say, I don't feel like an adult. Or, rather, I don't feel like I thought an adult would feel. I still have insecurities. I still have doubts. I still have no idea what I'm doing with my life. I count myself lucky because I know I'm … Continue reading Embracing Change as I Grow

Creating Meaning or Thoughts on Purpose

Can you feel it in the air? It's palpable. We are not only approaching the end of another year but the end of another decade. I've seen it on Facebook and Instagram, friends and those I follow posting images of themselves in 2009 and 2019—letting us all know how much they've changed (or stayed the … Continue reading Creating Meaning or Thoughts on Purpose

3 Things I Learned by Writing 50,000 Words in 30 Days

This month I participated in NaNoWriMo and, starting on the 1st, embarked on a journey to write 50,000 words in 30 days. As of this writing I only have 3,748 more words until I reach that goal. (By the time you read this I'll have all 50,000!)I am amazed at myself.I participated in NaNo in … Continue reading 3 Things I Learned by Writing 50,000 Words in 30 Days