Origin

Origin— • A six letter word referring to where "it" began • I revisit this special origin in my life as my fingers flow freely onto the keyboard. This was more than just a form of expression or a documentation of times. Here the self-discovery journey began-- my self-discovery takeoff. This domain gave me comfort... Continue Reading →

Growing Up

Growing Up— • A nine letter phrase describing the process of maturing, both physically and mentally • As the new year rolled around so did a very important milestone in my life, my twenty-first birthday. The party scene surely hit me hard in my first week of legality. Hoboken, Atlantic City, local bars... I wanted... Continue Reading →

Him

Him— • A three letter word and another lesson learned • It happens often. You fall for the person you wouldn't expect. The warning signs fade as your feelings disregard your mindset. Every quirky moment, secret shared, and passionate kiss pull you in a little deeper. If you're lucky he'll tell you he feels the... Continue Reading →

Life

Life— • The inconsistent, emotional, and complex four letter word in which we exist • It is a place shining with beauty, yet flooded with devastation. Its ever-changing events relieve and exhaust. Our hopes surge to the highest tower, only to descend to ground level short after. We build fires that fill our bodies with... Continue Reading →

New Beginnings

New Beginning— • A twelve letter phrase indicating the start of living differently, by choice or involuntarily, and hopefully for the better • A sentence rolls off of his heavily accented tongue and just like that my world is changed. No more after-care pick ups or swim lesson monitoring. The end of everlasting rounds of... Continue Reading →

Social Media

Social Media— • An eleven letter phrase describing the use of social networking through the sharing of thoughts, pictures and messages • A night out in the city can't seem to begin until a worthy enough picture is captured and posted. The waffle tower ordered at brunch the next morning clearly mustn't be eaten until... Continue Reading →

Approval

Approval— • The eight letter acceptance we constantly seek from the judgmental society we face everyday • "Is this okay to post?" she asks while sending a highly filtered photograph to three of her closest friends. The pictures we post online, the people we associate ourselves with, the actions we perform...we can't seem to do... Continue Reading →

Commitment 

Commitment— • A ten letter word describing a devotion to a purpose and the promise to stay • In terms of dating: dedication to a person of interest filled with fidelity, support and trust. To some, a committed relationship may seem like a comforting thing. It's a stagnant lifestyle for the time being, and a... Continue Reading →

Wanderlust

Wanderlust— • A ten letter word referring to the strong desire to travel and explore • A wicked case of wanderlust was bestowed upon me the day I questioned if there was more to life than what I've been exposed to. The first twenty years of my life had been spent confined to the east... Continue Reading →

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