Let me have my whimsy. I think the world needs more of it!
I truly believe that there will always be a place for bookstores. People will always need books and people to sell them. Faceless corporations can only do so much.
May has been a bit of a blur. It felt like the month only started yesterday, but here we are over half-way through already. I guess time flies when you’re in government-mandated social distancing? But the silver lining is that I still have lots of time for reading. Though⎯somehow⎯I’m still reading at my usual snail’sContinue reading “What I’m Reading Right Now: May”
“This town was cursed before I came here,” he said, taking a few breaths before continuing. “As long as people from the outside consider this place good enough for them, it’ll stay intact.”
The forest in Spring was a sleepy sort of place. Even the dappled sun between the branches was like light filtering through drawn curtains. Birds chirped freely to remind the sleeping giants it was time for waking. The trees stirred from slumber and stretched towards the glow. A rabbit scampered through the sparse underbrush, feelingContinue reading “A Forest in Spring – Earth Day composition”
Do you ever feel like everyone in the world knows more than you about everything? Okay. Well, maybe not everyone. But many many people. I often feel like I’m missing out on some great knowledge, though it only seems to be some vague idea of knowledge and not actually something tangible. Maybe I haven’t readContinue reading “Am I not Smart Enough for This?”
After the longest March ever, we’ve finally made it into April. Time seems to have resumed a somewhat normal pace. At least in my house. We seemed to have settled into self-isolation/social-distancing/quarantine groove⎯as much as one can settle in. As always, books are a source of comfort and escape during this harrowing time. Now IContinue reading “What I’m Reading this Month: April”
I knew I should have run, but I didn’t want to. I thought of my mother, who was still downstairs, my cousin, and of my dad, who was probably being seduced by his boss. I knew I didn’t want to be apart of that life.
It’s time for a story. Get ready.
Perhaps, instead of focusing what I wanted it to be and being disappointed that it’s not, I should do my best to make it what I want.