On Banana Bread

My grandma can only eat unripe bananas because of this special diet she's on. So, when the bananas got too ripe for her to eat, I made banana bread. Yesterday was tough for me because, the night before, I had a PTSD-related panic attack. The next afternoon, I was still dealing with the residual effects… Continue reading On Banana Bread

On Love

This is my 22nd consecutive post! That means that after today, I have 8 more days of this daily writing challenge. Pretty proud of that. Today I want to write about something that has befuddled me for along time: "romantic" love. Specifically, I have to admit that love isn’t what I thought it was! I… Continue reading On Love

On Soulmates

Are we meant to find our soul mate? Do we have only one, or are there lots? Is this just another idea for us to gather around, warm our hands against, and use to make meaning out of our relatively meaningless lives? Here's what the internet has to say on the matter (you can read… Continue reading On Soulmates

On Settling

I was born in 1995. I'm smack-dab in the middle of the "Millennial" generation. I grew up on VHS tapes, landlines, and tucked-in turtlenecks, but never used a payphone or a record player. I was taught that I was special, that my unique capabilities and personality made me perfectly suited for...something. Whatever that 'thing' was,… Continue reading On Settling

MeYouUs

he kneels over me all anger and silence I know I should leavebut I feel so frightenedyou kneel next to meall lovely and caringI know I should stay but this is so scarybut I feel so waryI've kept it safe within my memory the pain of his sin threatens me, and you, and ushere I… Continue reading MeYouUs