My thoughts on marriage

Okay, so I guess I’m going to be a little sappy now. Today is my husband’s birthday. Friday was our 16 year anniversary. We have just started our 20th year together as a couple. I’ve officially been with my husband longer than I’ve been without him. In that time, I’ve learned a few things. 1- […]

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Not My Plans!

“Christina, you don’t understand- this was not my plan!” She said it to me in-between sobs. I thought about it for a moment. Plans have to be one of the most ridiculous concepts in the entire world. What is a plan actually? If I were to break it down, a plan is us making decisions […]

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The Lesson on Life

He touched her face gently, in the most obscure way. It was as if he knew this was the last time he would ever kiss her good-bye. She felt a sense of finality to it. A magnet was keeping her with him, but the demands of her job forced her to leave. She felt an […]

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Today’s Lesson

Today’s lesson on my life:  I’ve learned that when you follow your dreams, it’s not an easy, clear cut process. There are problems. Typos. Flaws. Errors. Formatting issues. Lots and lots of them. You don’t always see them, but you learn about them and then slowly you fix each and every one. But there’s still […]

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Breaking the Shell of Life

Many people discuss butterflies and how they are symbolic for growth. I totally see that. Going from larvae, to chrysalis, to stretching out into a beautiful butterfly. It’s amazing really. I hear that if one were to help a butterfly out of its cocoon then it won’t be able to fly because it hasn’t gained […]

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From the Perspective of a Tree

From the Perspective of a Tree In my younger days I was fun. Children would run to me with open arms and even include me in their games. I was always the goal, but I was okay with that. Some kids would throw balls over the top of me and once in a blue moon […]

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Past to Present Self

I sit here at my computer pondering life. It’s one of those things I have to do from time-to-time. I question myself, who I am, what I love, why I am the way I am. I often feel that I’m two people in one. Not in the clinically insane, mentally ill type of way; but […]

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