Where Pirates Fear to Sail

Stop up your ears, my son, my son

Listen not to the Siren’s song

The Sea that you think your love, your love

Will never to man belong


This is what we call a “Stream of Consciousness”

So, this has nothing to do with the upcoming series, though I am writing it. I have all the posts drafted and several of them have complete first drafts. This is basically a general update because the last few months have been a whirlwind. In August I started Grad-School, and that’s been fun. It definitely keeps […]

Tough Day: Warning, it’s a venter

We all have them, those tough days when your heart is racing in your chest for seemingly no reason and your teeth hurt because you’ve been clenching your jaw tight. Living with anxiety is not something you just get over. It’s something you have to decide to battle every day in order to reclaim your life. You have to choose to live it, and not just endure it.

One Giant Leap for Bravery

So, in my previous post, I spoke about bravery. My brave act since that post has been to apply for Graduate school. Can I just say how utterly terrifying that is? Even though I’ve wanted to pursue a Masters degree for years now, I only just now, two years post undergrad, applied. It was a […]

Make it simple, make it significant.

I will admit, the thing I find most challenging about blogs is making it a habit to post regularly. Don’t get me wrong–I have things to say, opinions; I have projects that I would like to share with the world. Content has never been a problem. My White Whale has always been one simple thing: […]

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