July 4, 2019 I know this commentary may not sit well with most that choose to read it so please bear with me a moment. It’s Independence Day here in the United States and it is still a relatively new country compared to the rest of the world only declaring independence 243 years ago. Yet, … Continue reading Independence Day – Defining America
June 20, 2019 I grew up being a “tomboy”. I had two sisters that I did not know until I was about 9 years old. I played with and learned from my boy cousins. They were the brothers I never got to have. I loved them more than anything, they kept me safe. So instead … Continue reading Is it Competitive or being a Bully? – Self observation
June 16, 2019 I’m 48 years old. That’s weird for me to say and hear. When I was a kid, I didn’t believe that I would still be alive in the year 2020. Now here it is 2019 and in less than 6 months it will be 2020. So many changes and pain to have … Continue reading True Blue – Closing a chapter.
June 15, 2019 It’s June 15th, today is my oldest child’s birthday. I look at my kids and I remember the hope that I felt when I had them. Hope that I was raising individuals that would change the world. There is still time to see if that comes true or not. I help to … Continue reading Time for change – Observations on society
May 26, 2019 It is Memorial Day 2019 here in the United States. A day of remembrance for those military soldiers that made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. It’s a day to honor them, who they were, their service, and to the families, what they meant to them. As a veteran myself, I was … Continue reading Remembrance – The Lost.
Emptiness. Hole. Hollow. "The quality or state of being without something" These are similar descriptions of feeling nothing. A void. People with Major Depression and anxiety understand the void very well. As one with major depression this feeling of emptiness happens quite often especially when under stress. During these moments of feeling nothing, it's almost … Continue reading Void
January 13th, 2019 It is a Sunday evening. Twice today I got into an argument with my online relationship. Same topic different day. We have never actually settled it from previously. After I got mad, unfollowed and blocked him on all social media I then proceeded to tell him that it wasn’t for me anymore. … Continue reading Live, Love, Laugh – What does it really mean?
It is January 13th. It has been at least two weeks since I wrote anything to post on my blog. So I went looking for some more writing prompts or inspirations. I found an Instagram account called Silver Leaf Poetry. They have a weekly Sunday writing contest. They give you a prompt and you let … Continue reading Writing Contests and Challenges
It is December 23, 2018. I’m sitting here on this Sunday morning drinking my coffee, listening to Christmas music, and trying to find that holiday spirit. Christmas is just 2 days away and it just feels like any other day. I’ve had moments in the past when I just didn’t feel up to the holiday … Continue reading Seasons Greetings, Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!
11 days may not seem long. 11 days of nights. 11 morning dawns. 11 missed days to care. 11 days of time. 11 moments to share. 11 chances to become strong. 11 days for love. 11 opportunities gone. 11 days of feeling low. 11 feels like forever. 11 times of "I don't know." 11 "I … Continue reading 11 by Suzanne Allen