Journal

Clematis Balloon Day | The Smile Experiments

On Saturday, March 14th, 2015, a few of us decided to conduct a little social/smile experiment. If we brought a large group of colorful balloons down to a downtown street, could we get people to write the people, places, things, principles, or acts of kindness...

Everyone’s In. Love Always Wins.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."                                                            ...

Why Can’t I? The Struggle to Learn The Little Things

“You must remember, family is often born of blood, but it doesn't depend on blood. Nor is it exclusive of friendship. Family members can be your best friends, you know. And friends, whether or not they are related to you, can be your family.” -...

The Song

The volume rests on 0, or mute as it may. Still, the windows shake, the walls bounce, even the floor quakes under this invisible intensity. I have failed to tell you something. In this moment that the invisible melody plays, I am screaming...

Life on Repeat

When my Spotify comes on in the early morning, I seem to have a bad habit of listening to the same song over...

Because I Said I Would…

2014, it's been a heck of a year. I've been sad, world-weary, down, melancholy, mournful, grieving, gloomy, dejected, downtrodden, heavy-hearted, forlorn, sorrowful, dispirited, discouraged, drained, ashamed, guilty, embarrassed, intimidated, penitent, regretful, humbled, jealous, envious, covetous, threatened, fearful, afraid, suspicious, startled, unnerved, anxious, nervous, angry, mad,...