I've taken up painting lately. Acrylics on canvas, and I'm not that good, it's just a fun new hobby. It's amazing to actually be able to turn my brain off for a little while and just mess around and feel no pressure about it. I bought primary colors only, so I have to mix my … Continue reading Creativity Begets Creativity
One rotten apple spoils the bunch, and when that bunch gets served on a golden platter to a whole community, that apple’s poison spreads like disease amongst the unsuspecting citizens. As those apples age, the rot only festers and grows and when those rotten seeds get planted and take root, it’s that much harder for … Continue reading One Bad Apple
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So, here's my mid-month wrap up of "New Decade, New Me." Doing things differently is hard and kind of sucks. In my effort to save as much money as I can, and do right by myself financially, I forgot one crucial thing: taxes. Being a semi-employed person means that I'm freelance, which means that I … Continue reading Death By Taxes
Sitting alone at a bar at 2pm. Is this what the beginning stages of alcoholism look like? I mean, it’s not like my bloodline is some stranger to addiction. Especially of the booze variety. But, no. THis is just a drink. A midday, waiting for my bus drink. An I work hard and deserve a … Continue reading Fear
The Significance It's the last day of the year and also just happens to be the last of the decade. This does feel quite a bit more significant than other new years. I was alive for the last decade turn, and even remember a little bit of it. My parents threw a party, and I … Continue reading New Year, New Decade
Since we last spoke, I have decided to wholeheartedly commit to becoming financially literate. As it stands, I still don't make much money at all, and a lot of it goes toward paying student loans. I'm on track to paying off one of my loans in 5 years, so that means a large portion is … Continue reading A Quest For Financial Literacy
People keep telling me to write, as if it's just that easy. And my uncle tells me to be brave as if it's a thing you can just be. I know that I want to be a writer, but I find it so hard to just put pen to paper... or I guess finger tips … Continue reading A Writer With No Writing
My first story in a while