I am an outgoing introvert. I love my friends, but one of my common phrases is “but I don’t like people….” It’s not really that I don’t like people, sometimes I just don’t like being around them. Really, three months ago I hardly ever hung out on weekends. People would want me to do something […]

The Water Doesn’t Work

Water, lanyard, Ebay, “hugging is optional”, thirsty, Mario and Luigi, legal, 2 hours, only 55 more minutes, Bat-woman, bathroom. It’s funny how when someone says “the water doesn’t work” your throat is suddenly dry. It’s sad how we are talking about Ebay and Batman lanyards and thirst, when people are starving in Africa, as they […]

Stargirl (# 2)

One of my favorite books ever is Stagirl, by Jerry Spinelli. Source: via Melissa on Pinterest     Leo Borlock loves porcupine neckties. They are his obsession, until Stargirl Caraway joins his high school. “She was the opposite of cool; she held nothing back..” She was home-schooled her entire life, everyone blames it on that. Everyone blames it on her parents. No […]

I can feel again. Woo-hoo. I can feel again.

You know what its like. You’ve got your life all put together. Every fragile piece is in its place, like the china cabinet my grandma used to have. You don’t do anything spontaneous, for fear something might fall. You hold your emotions in check in order to stop yourself  from falling, from feeling sad. Then something comes along and pulls your world out […]