50 Word Friday #24: Masks

If the world is a stage, then why are our masks so shocking? We call the way we act around groups our “masks” and it is a bad thing, but when we call it “hat” suddenly we applaud the many styles a person dons. Perhaps we are simply multifaceted creatures.

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50 Word Friday #23: Turbulence

You tell me it’s nothing. Just wind hitting the plane, but all I can imagine is us falling from the sky. You’re right next to me, but I fear grabbing your hand because I’m still jostled from the fight we had this morning. It’s just a bump, but I worry.

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50 Word Friday #22: Coyote

Their call went out right as the golden hour ended. Surrounding me. Assessing. Standing on the edge of a steep cliff, I wondered what would happen to my body if I slipped. The coyote pack would have full bellies for a week. A twig snapped behind me and I ran.   Photo by Joshua Wilking on Unsplash

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I didn’t know I’d be a writer when I grew up, but I knew I’d never give up writing. [Story time]

I wasn’t the best English student in high school. I simply wasn’t. I was more interested in theatre and making up my own stories in my head. I wasn’t part of journalism, and it honestly didn’t interest me. I was a weird kid, and I’m still pretty weird today. I was the kid who turned […]

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Taking care of yourself ensures you’ll be in the right place care for your business.

I saw an Instagram post some time ago that said something to the effect of “self-care isn’t ridiculous when you’re the CEO, the coffee/errand girl, and everything in between”. Obviously taking breaks when you’re stressed and overtired can be wonderful when trying to start up a business. It may not seem like you have the […]

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50 Word Friday #21: Ambition

It is striving for that dream not fully realized. It is fighting off the voice that is the strongest critic on one shoulder in favor of the cheerleader on your other. Rather than wait to get lucky, you make Luck come to you each day and ask how you succeeded.

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50 Word Friday #20: Calm

I know you’ll be gone by this time tomorrow. I push my face into your back muscles. I know that I’ll sleep on your side of the bed until you return. This is the calm before the empty, and this will be the memory I hold until you come home.

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