Musings

I Need Creepy Old Man Repellent

It was a foggy October morning, but the weather wasn't unpleasant. I was wearing bright pink socks, which, as a girl who usually wears black from head to toe, was a change. I didn't mind it though. I was feeling kind of pink. Every time I looked down, I was reminded that today might be… Continue reading I Need Creepy Old Man Repellent

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Kneeling Outside My Professor’s Office, Cursing at the Gods

I was going to get an 'F' on this essay. This essay that I had poured what was left of my heart and soul into. The very heart and soul that had been fading from my body since the beginning of the semester. College is the worst of parasites. Let me start at the beginning.… Continue reading Kneeling Outside My Professor’s Office, Cursing at the Gods

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I Should Have Called Off Sick

Yesterday, families and communities across North America came together to hold hands and stare at the sun. Normally, this would be a dangerous activity, but yesterday was the first solar eclipse in 38 years. I had been anticipating my library's solar eclipse party since May, but nothing could have prepared me for the characters I… Continue reading I Should Have Called Off Sick

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Slipping Through My Fingers, Still Within Reach

30 Day Blogging Challenge - Day 28 What is something/someone you miss? I miss a lot of things. But I miss people so much more. I frequently come across amazing people only to have them exit my life as quickly as they came. Sometimes, physical distance separates us. Other times, this distance is emotional. Either… Continue reading Slipping Through My Fingers, Still Within Reach

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The Skeleton in My Closet

30 Day Writing Challenge - Day 19 What is your biggest regret in life? I know many people try to live their lives with no regrets. It sounds nice living life to the fullest without any feelings of guilt. Regrettably, I am not one of those hopelessly optimistic individuals. It seems to me that people… Continue reading The Skeleton in My Closet