Back To The Real World

Back To The Real World

The whole "not having to work a day in your life if you enjoy what you are doing" is somewhat misleading. Most people have to work whether you’re in a corporate office or juggling life and family as a stay at home parent. There are still difficult obstacles to overcome and problems to face. However, if you are genuinely passionate about what you do, then you don’t mind putting in the work to make something amazing.

From California To Texas Again

From California To Texas Again

It seems like every year around this time; I take off to help or visit someone. This is the second time I spontaneously decided to drive to Texas, planned a trip overnight, and then flawlessly executed it without skipping a beat.

How I Lost My Mind In The Desert

How I Lost My Mind In The Desert

To say the desert is absolutely gorgeous is an understatement. I’ve happily gotten up before the sunrise to stare out at a ridge of mountains only to lose my mind to childlike wonder. You feel small when you rest your eyes upon it all, but also free.

The Road Trip From California to Texas

The Road Trip From California to Texas

My best friend and I found ourselves, once again, traveling by car across the country. I didn’t need to, but I jumped in the car to spend the last few days that I will have for a while with my best friend.

Two Thousand Miles In Two Days

Two Thousand Miles In Two Days

Two thousand and two miles and seven states in twenty-nine hours. My sister and I drove that distance in a small Hyundai Sonata from Tennessee to California. We celebrated as he passed state lines, posed in front of state signs, and nearly killed each other in the last eight hours before we made it to California.

#OctPoWriMo: Oct 13th-15th

#OctPoWriMo: Oct 13th-15th

You once resided  
in the heart of the goddess  
of fruitful abundance. 
A house nestled  
in-between  
the thinning orchards  
that bore life.

#OctPoWriMo: Day 4-7

#OctPoWriMo: Day 4-7

OctPoWriMo Day 4: “Between Clouds & The Water” Writing Prompt My body peacefully drifts across the surface of the pool of water like a piece of wood lost at sea. I open my eyes for a moment to see the delicate puffs of material like white cotton floating over me. I close my eyes as [...]

Across State Lines

Across State Lines

I glanced over at the odometer and watched the digitally scribed numbers on my dash grow as I crept forward through the California desert. Death Valley’s hot breath blew past my windshield and into the open windows of my mid-sized vehicle as my tires continued to spin over dusty asphalt roads that were beginning to [...]