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An Ode to a Friend

I’m taking part in Word-High’s 30 Beautiful Filipino Words. Today’s word is Kaulayaw which means a pleasant and intimate companion. Want to join? Checkout the link at the bottom. When I was a child I thought the best friend I... Continue Reading →

From Darkness to Light.

I woke to darkness. Every morning it was the first thing I saw. I was tired. An exhaustion that only increased as the day wore on. At 16 I bore an emotional weight I could've have explained to anyone if... Continue Reading →

Just Wanted to Say Thank You.

Today was an emotionally draining day. The news today was filled with death, loss, and more political jockeying. I was experiencing what happens all to often as an introvert, emotional overload. I literally had to force myself to get out... Continue Reading →

Serenity Beach

I’m taking part in Word-High’s 30 Beautiful Filipino Words. Today’s word is Kalinaw which means serenity or tranquility. Want to join? Checkout the link at the bottom Its another gorgeous day in Maryland. I'm driving down Route 2-4, headed to... Continue Reading →

Lost in the Expanse

When I was in college I had a spot. My favorite spot on campus went from being at the center of campus in front of a statue of Jesus carrying the cross, to the Bell Tower (that really wasn't a... Continue Reading →

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