One Foot at a Time

For a person with a fear of heights; the earth can be an incredibly flat place to explore. At a young age, you learn to take the longer path around and avoid anything that can make you crumble to your knees. You can never see peaks — only mountains of fear. It’s hard to explain the fear of…

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Drowning Out the Noise

“If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.”  ― Jean-Paul Sartre It’s hard being an introvert. You spend half your life convincing others: there’s nothing wrong with being one, and the next half — convincing yourself. Sometimes, it’s easier to put on the mask of an extrovert and get on with the torture of having to explain…

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With or Without You

Love is a hopeless drug. The lows often outweigh the highs. You’d do better keeping it at bay, while you still have the chance. Not much is known about this seemingly benign potion — perfected over time. Side effects include: lightheadedness, a feeling of defying gravity, dreaming with your eyes open, and numbing of rational thought. And yet, we all fall…

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Flashbacks

Sometimes things just don’t work your way. Maybe you got up on the wrong side of the bed, or the sun decided to hide behind a pocket of clouds, or someone was really mean to you.  And that’s how life is. The lows might often outweigh the highs. And, this year has been pretty rough.…

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