Building a Home

For the first fifteen years of my life, I did not have a home. At least not what someone would conventionally call a home. My mom and I spent those years roaming from place to place. Nonetheless, I always managed to make myself feel at home, regardless of where I was. This was possible because forContinue reading “Building a Home”

Birthdays: When They Are No Longer Around

On our birthdays we celebrate another orbit around the sun. Another year of growth, increased wisdom and memories made. The memories made throughout the years tend to make their way back to the top of your mind, like a recap of the years passed. You can’t help but smile. But when that day comes aroundContinue reading “Birthdays: When They Are No Longer Around”

Chairs at a Time of Death

I could not help but snap a picture of the circle of chairs that had formed in my grandmother’s living room, hours after they had become vacant. These chairs had been pulled from every room of the house, to allow for all those who came by to have a seat. Death being the reason forContinue reading “Chairs at a Time of Death”

Drops

  When raindrops fall, do you think they wonder where they will land?   On their way down, do they dream of landing on a flower, wanting to aid in their growth?   Or perhaps, they dread landing on a windshield knowing they will be wiped away because they are seen as a nuisance MaybeContinue reading “Drops”