Category Archives: just writing

keeping it contained

Though felt deeply, negative emotions in the Philippines aren’t always expressed easily or in a straightforward way. “Because we are emotional, we tend to hide if we don’t feel good about a person, things or events,” said Philippines native Ulysis

keeping it contained

Though felt deeply, negative emotions in the Philippines aren’t always expressed easily or in a straightforward way. “Because we are emotional, we tend to hide if we don’t feel good about a person, things or events,” said Philippines native Ulysis

questions

Relationships are work. They are. Any human interactions are. There is a cost in friction because you and another are not the same. Besides, what fun would that be? That would be somewhat masturbatory, wouldn’t it? But we bond with

questions

Relationships are work. They are. Any human interactions are. There is a cost in friction because you and another are not the same. Besides, what fun would that be? That would be somewhat masturbatory, wouldn’t it? But we bond with

just keep swimming

“How are you doing?” “Okay.” I reply. “Just okay?” “That’s plenty.” And it would be, if I really was up to the level of okay.

just keep swimming

“How are you doing?” “Okay.” I reply. “Just okay?” “That’s plenty.” And it would be, if I really was up to the level of okay.

matches

  Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can’t strike them all by ourselves; we need oxygen and a candle to help. In this case, the oxygen for example, would come from the

matches

  Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can’t strike them all by ourselves; we need oxygen and a candle to help. In this case, the oxygen for example, would come from the

must love dogs

Diane Lane is that older woman in a romantic comedy goddess that gives me hope.  Bonus, I have a major crush on the hot mess that is John Cusack. In the last few months I have had (I think) six

must love dogs

Diane Lane is that older woman in a romantic comedy goddess that gives me hope.  Bonus, I have a major crush on the hot mess that is John Cusack. In the last few months I have had (I think) six

a trick of the light

I am ugly. I am beautiful. The declarative changes throughout the day. The body doesn’t really change…give or take a shower and how many hours of sleep one has had. So it is in the eye of the beholder, even

a trick of the light

I am ugly. I am beautiful. The declarative changes throughout the day. The body doesn’t really change…give or take a shower and how many hours of sleep one has had. So it is in the eye of the beholder, even

mana cost

There is an energy cost to interaction… at least for us introverted sorts. Some promising fun and funny and smart and dare I say, cute guys on the online dating site.  It sounds like so much work to do the

mana cost

There is an energy cost to interaction… at least for us introverted sorts. Some promising fun and funny and smart and dare I say, cute guys on the online dating site.  It sounds like so much work to do the

my mind goes where the sun is shining

My heart was still broken when I went. Sat on the rocks, smelled the sea and watched the sun glint on the waves. My skin soaked up the warmth. And everything was alright. There was the adventure with the Italian

my mind goes where the sun is shining

My heart was still broken when I went. Sat on the rocks, smelled the sea and watched the sun glint on the waves. My skin soaked up the warmth. And everything was alright. There was the adventure with the Italian