I Am Here

I often forget that I am here in this present moment. I know it sounds odd, but it's true. I get caught up in my thoughts, my plans, my worries, and I lose sight if where I am. I am here in this body of flesh and bones. I am feeling hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading I Am Here

I Miss You

The sound of glass wind chimes and rustling leaves comes back to me as I stare out the window. The memory comes winding through my mind like a reel of film slowly playing. The giggles and laughter, the whooshing of the wind as you carry me up into the sky, the color of your hair … Continue reading I Miss You

Lack of Gumption

It dawned on me while I was driving today that our society in the United States has a massive lack of gumption. Why you ask? Well, let's define the word first. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, gumption means "the ability to decide what is the best thing to do in a particular situation, and to do it with energy and determination." Simply put, Merriam-Webster calls it … Continue reading Lack of Gumption