[writing][biographic] My Dad: A Series of Vignettes
A knock on my door. “Can I come in?” My dad’s voice sounded muffled on the other side of the door. Setting aside Ricky, my raccoon stuffed animal, I sat up. “Yeah. Come in.” I knew what was gonna happen. I was going to talk. He was going to listen, and then he was going…
[random thoughts] Where Do You Hide Your Heart?
Where do you hide your heart? The question always reminds me of Amy Grant’s 1984 track on her hit album Straight Ahead. Her song encouraged us to turn to God during times of distress. It got me thinking about why people do what they do, particularly during times of conflict or stress. Passion and drive,…
[writing][poetry] Sonnet VI
READ HERE Turning the pages of memory’s book,I recall those moments that could not last,Long shrouded within the fog of the past;I wonder: what would I find should I look?A word aptly spoken or careless thought?Time well-spent and valued or thrown away?Surrounded by love or abandoned one day?My heart well-guarded or easily bought?Then with a…
[irl] Pay It Forward
Working at Timmies, I see the best and worst of people. Today I wanna share two stories about people who were amazing. First one is about a guy, who reminded me a lot of my dad. He had two gift cards, bought himself a coffee, and then told me that he always forgets the cards…
[art] Elantar (Pathfinder/D&D Half-Elf Summoner)
Art by me~! Subject: Elantar with his air eidolon, the gryffin Vaile Based on a Loki piece of fanart~!
[poetry] “Autumnal Walk to Church”
Where pavement meets grass, a sense of change fills the air – scent of cool decay.
#dangersoflatenightcaffeine Finished work at 12:15. Got home by 12:45. Went to bed around 2:30. COULDN’T GO TO SLEEP. COULDN’T TURN MY BRAIN OFF. COULDN’T STOP THINKING ABOUT SOCIAL ISSUES. COULDN’T IGNORE WORLD ISSUES. #insomniacintj Managed to get to sleep around 8 AM. Next morning…