Let Me Write That Down

Thoughts of an Author in Training

Creativity in Nature

I certainly feel more comfortable and infinitely more creative when in nature. What consumes my energy and attention indoors only clouds my thoughts and my path to the page. Even … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Real Wedding Crashers

The venue was stuffed with nautical decorations, underwater seaweed, seashells, and sand that was everywhere by the end of the evening. The tables even had gold fish floating in glass … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Real Mature Bro: 25 Things That Don’t Fly When You’re Twenty-Five

Growing up sucks, but there’s a balance between accepting it gracefully and denying it wholeheartedly. Just some observations from the what-not-to-do list of life lessons as you realize you’re an … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Misconceptions of Being Blonde and Being Cool

“Are you the chick that sold me weed today?” his finger extended towards me as if extracting the truth with his index finger was possible. “What?” I said. I was … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · 5 Comments

The Grand List 2014

Happy last day of 2014 everyone. I can’t believe how quickly it flies by. So my one goal this year was to read 52 books. I finished a book this … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Estate Sale

“That’ll be $5.00,” Judy said stuffing a bag of unopened goodies from the estate sale. “Actually it’s $4.50. That’s the half price total,” the women said rummaging through her wallet. … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

October Books

Holidays on Ice David Sedaris Probably my seventh or eighth Sedaris book, but they never seem to get old. This one is quite short only 140 pages but it’s no … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · 3 Comments

September Books…

I can’t believe we’re in to December of 2014. I’m due to finish my goal of reading 52 books this year in exactly 30 days. Though I’m just publishing September … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Joy of an International Thanksgiving

As a child, at least in Colorado schools, we dressed up as pilgrims and Indians to cut out paper cornucopias and rehearse the all too memorized story of the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

November 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why It’s So Hard Not To Stare

I didn’t realize until the conclusion of a Chicago trip that I’m an inappropriate gawker. You know the awkward character on the bus that when you make eye contact they … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

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