The Inspiring GI Joe

Working on yourself is hard. Right now, I am hyper-focused on three things: what I want, trusting myself, and making my own decisions. I recently discovered I am a lot like Julia Robert's character in Runaway Bride...each boyfriend made her his favorite style of eggs which then became her favorite. She never really knew how … Continue reading The Inspiring GI Joe


Sweetness. A word he gifted to personify his view. Sweetness. Undertones stealing my entirety, my soul caged with his gift. Blind and deaf, he cared only to see the surface. Ignoring the numbness that whispered from my eyes and mouth. A trinket to admire, pet, put on display. Hunger behind his eyes, he could never … Continue reading Sweetness

Vivian and Edward, the Sea Lions

Two sea lions close enough to feel each other's warmth, yet still a comfortable space between them. It was a little chilly in San Francisco when I took this picture. I had walked about 6 miles through the city, beginning my trek with warm sunshine, people on bikes speeding past, joggers chatting about upcoming marathons … Continue reading Vivian and Edward, the Sea Lions