Deliver Me

I’m going through an absolute shit-storm right now. There’s just no other way to put it. I haven’t hit the proverbial “rock-bottom” yet, but it’s only a matter of time. Searching for something, I found something else; words I had jotted down on the outside of a manila folder. I don’t recall when or under […]

Quality Control: Inspected by…

Pardon the cliche; but isn’t it a bad idea to judge a book by its cover? It’s akin to children refusing to eat broccoli based on the smell. I’ve been in my job now nearly a year. The shiny-new has long worn off. And I’ve all but received verbal confirmation of what I have long […]

In Silence; Truth

Sometimes being silent is the only way to speak the truth. Sometimes words simply cannot capture the subtle nuances of your feelings. In such times, avoid being verbally misunderstood. Let the silence speak through your eyes, your breathing, your posture. – J. Ela

Solve For Why? Not X

Irony… on the very day I send my daughter’s high school math teacher a blistering email about the uselessness of Algebra… I end up doing my taxes. And as stated in my email… I managed just fine with the basics: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Never, outside of a classroom setting have I had any […]

The Lie We Tell Ourselves

“I’m Okay” or “I’m doing the best that I can.” These are just some of the lies we tell ourselves and whoever else will listen. I can’t sleep tonight. My brain is in overdrive. More so than usual. I have a lot on my mind and I don’t know which should be my number one […]

You’re the most important part…

“You’re part of me, the most important part, and it’s being left behind. I will never be the person I was.” “You’re a prisoner of your past, and so am I. If I loved you in one life, I will continue to love you forever! I have no heart, no body, no soul, nothing! All […]


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