Life Bittersweet

Embrace life E m b r a ce  L i f e EMBRACELIFE Whichever way I look at it, it’s still the same. Phrase Expression Mantra I suppose in order to embrace life one must recognize life for what it is. It’s easy to embrace something attractive. But, how do you embrace something ugly as…

Here … and Nowhere

I’ve got that feeling again. And I’ve had to check myself and remind myself, again and again, that I am not my thoughts. I am not my thoughts. I’ve been sinking deeper and deeper into myself. Deeper into the place where I believe I truly live. I used to go there regularly and at will….

Simple Little Life

I know everything is relative and what I call simplicity could be considered someone else’s extravagance. I know what it’s like to work hard, pinch pennies and still not be able to pay the bills. I also know what it’s like to work hard and have surplus after all bills have been paid. I definitely…

Autumn

Change is a necessary part of life. It’s the change that let’s us know we’re alive and I’m the first one to admit that I don’t always like it. I’d almost rather be dead (please forgive my dramatic indulgence). Change has always been difficult for me. I run for cover at the first sign of…

Ten Years Later

All Americans remember where they were September 11, 2001. I was in my Jersey City, New Jersey apartment, situated directly across the Hudson River from the World Trade Center. It was about a two mile distance and I always said I had a view to die for. I was always aware of the luxury of living in…