little thoughts

Get comfortable with being uncomfortable

“Thinking I’m a moron gives people something to feel smug about. Why should I disillusion them?” Are you familiar with Charles Wallace’s character in A Wrinkle in Time? I’m completely fascinated with this book, especially the exceptional five year old. I’m halfway through the book. I honestly picked it up at Barnes and Noble when… Continue reading Get comfortable with being uncomfortable

dream journal

Dream Journal: I feel the pressure in my head.

It's a gray day. The wind blows and rain falls outside, but I'm tucked safely in a classroom. It's a long, powerfully boring day of training at work. Safety, hazardous materials, standard procedures... You name it. If it puts you to sleep, we're brushing up on it. I've worked here for four months, and I'm… Continue reading Dream Journal: I feel the pressure in my head.

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There's nothing more humbling than the ocean. To think that we get to live in this world and admire all of this is amazing to me. I'm sitting ocean-side in South Carolina, looking out from my balcony on the 17th floor of the building, and you can see until the end of the world. There… Continue reading

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I remember the exact moment that I learned to be embarrassed by my emotions. I was eight. I'd been going to public school for less than a week, and I had one friend. The school was still a strange place to me, and it was actually the first week I'd ever been away from either… Continue reading

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The Last Tycoon

I started this book the other day. I'm not usually one to read older literature. I'm a reader through-and-through, but I tend to lean more towards newer stuff that's easier to understand. The English language has changed so much over the years! But, only a couple of chapters in, I've found myself pretty engrossed in… Continue reading The Last Tycoon