&–Generational Stairway

  I rarely write nonfiction but one of my professor’s swears that my life is so interesting that I should write nonfiction instead of fiction. The terrible about nonfiction though is I have trouble exploring my feelings and not wanting my words to hurt others. So I write fiction and incorporate some of the things…

&–Spirituality and Family

  Last Sunday I went to my smallest and youngest cousin Dionne’s Christening which meant that my older cousin dragged me and my mother to church. We don’t do the church thing. Growing up my mother was a Jehovah’s witness and my father found religion as a Muslim during one of his many jail stints….

Random Survey Time

What is on your bed right now? blankets Lotzo & this little furry looking monster someone gave me. When was the last time you threw up? Saturday I was hung over as ever What’s your favorite word or phrase? Amazing –everythings always amazing Name 3 people who made you smile today? My dad, My mother…

Transparent Glimpse Into My Life: Growing Up Darker

I presented this at a conference last semester in Erie & everyone loved it. I cried writing it. It’s polished but it’s still a draft. I need to go back dig deeper & analyze some of the things that I just touched the surface upon. I’m not good with my feelings & writing helps me…

& My Parents Divorced During My College Years

My parents divorced each other while I was in college and you would think being almost an adult I wouldn’t feel affected by it, but sometimes I sit and reflect and I get this crazy feeling like the semi perfect family I did have was shattered. The picture perfect white picket fence dream is gone….

One Family Reunion Down One to Go

   So this is my last summer vacation as a college student is coming to an end in two weeks. From the last time I blogged a lot has happened. Well not a lot a lot but enough. For instance, I am still convinced my life is a reality show. My parents finally got divorced….

–& Love, Life, Family & Great News

LYRICAL STATUS. NONEFEELING. CONTENT I’m pretty content with how things are in my life right now. (That’s not surprising I’m told. I’m very optimistic, even on bad days I have problems saying I’m having a bad day without cracking a smile.) How I love that smile. I have great news, I got my learners permit…

My Life=The Perfect Reality Show

Lyrical Status. “Everything I’m not makes me everything I am” …”Signed Sincerely” by Solange KnowlesFeeling. Amused Hello Xangerz, It seems like forever since the last time I created a post that I haven’t marked as private and I apologize I’ve been writing a lot but I’m very private about the things I write. Which is…

Happy Birthday to Me

Feeling. ContentLyrical Status. Love Song by Sara BareillesHappy Birthday to me! Yay! Hmm I’m sitting at home watching television and playing on the computer like any other day and that’s when I began to think about what I did for nineteen. Hmm absolutely nothing probably the same thing. The best present I think I recieved…

Are you really goin to be twenty?

Currently Feeling. Content Lyrical Status. Just Dance by Lady Gaga Putting the beautiful face in a name. People usually ask me two questions when they get to know me. The most popular two questions I’ve been asked lately are, “Where does your last name come from?” and “Are you really going to be twenty in…