Parker’s Journey

At the beginning of the year, I blogged about wanting to send care packages to those that were recovering from head injuries. As a person that is still recovering, I understand the challenges that are faced and how important it is to have a support system. While I still share that sentiment, it has since expanded. Continue reading

And all that Jazz: An Ode to friendship

In an attempt to reconnect with my past
or jog some sort of memory
I’ve taken to reading correspondences
from those once near and dear to me-
colorful interactions
now fractured Continue reading

Dear World…

Please excuse me whilst I interrupt the regularly scheduled program:

Dear World,

Is anyone listening? Are you tuning into the overwhelming amount of destruction? There is an epidemic sweeping our nation- the disregard for  human life. Nearly every place that one looks, life is effortlessly being taken. Governments, terrorists groups, law enforcement and every day people, have become judge and jury, delivering sentences of execution. Countless beautiful beings, are no longer in existence. They have been reduced to a painful, lingering memory. Their legacies cut short, their families-forgotten. Continue reading

Here’s to Hope…

This summer, my mum has been caring for my elder sister’s 3 oldest children (9.5,8,6 years) as well as my brother’s middle child, a boy (4 years).  Thus each Sunday, after church, we take a trip to the park  for at least an hour. Whilst there today, I noticed a field of clovers. Immediately I began looking through them. Far from superstitious, I couldn’t resist the urge to find a four leafed clover. Most know they are rumored to bring good luck-which would be welcomed as my hope is dwindling on E.


Today someone said, “I wonder what I did to deserve such an exciting life?” whilst I wont comment on what caused this sarcastic statement, I will tell you my response, “if you look at choices made, you will see that this situation could have been avoided” Continue reading