A Smile and Fire Dance…

I'm at dinner...continuing my gorge on gumbo and pretty much anything fried. This is the second night I've eaten here, though tonight feels different. Maybe it was the fortune reading I had earlier; maybe it was getting my new tattoo finalized; or maybe, it's me.  Me-feeling alive, glowing, brave...and happy. I didn't come here to … Continue reading A Smile and Fire Dance…

Something About The Sea…

Feels like home.  The ocean, capable of tragedy and beauty; deep and shallow; dark and light; life and death and never do I feel more alive, humbled, protected, little, and powerful as when I'm slipping my toes into the sand whilst wading in her tides. The ocean is only place I know I can always … Continue reading Something About The Sea…

Aware, Resilient, and Bangs…

It's happened before-a physical violation. You think, if i blame myself- If I can just erase that moment, maybe I can get over it faster. Maybe if the fault lies with myself, I can find at least some kind of solace...eventually. So we blame ourselves: I shouldn't have had so much to drink; I shouldn't have … Continue reading Aware, Resilient, and Bangs…

Find Your Happiness…

I arrived back in the Bay around midnight last night. I fell through my door, exhausted and annoyed from a delayed flight and crazy scary turbulence and made a bee line for my bed.  And then I heard them. The Owls...a beautiful nocturne dancing through the trees. I could see a few stars beyond the … Continue reading Find Your Happiness…