There was something magical in the way it snowed that night. Thick, fluffy white flakes slowly looped from the sky, swirling gently through the calm air. Illuminated by only the bright whiteness of the moon and dots of stars, the snowflakes fell easily and created lazy, haphazard patterns that sparkled against the clear glass panes of her slick bedroom window. Read the rest of this page »
What is it about someone that makes another person let them into their life, even when their logical brain is telling them to watch out? Why do some (rare) people seem to possess that magical quality that makes you fall head over heels, flat on your face, and stupidly ignore all internal warning bells until further notice? How can you turn it off? How can people that SEEM right for you not be the ones that grab your heart, while the one that CLEARLY isn’t is the one that you stop everything for? Read the rest of this page »
So I’ve finally got around to playing with all of the settings and nifty features that WordPress offers bloggers (as in, yours truly) and I had to share some of the best of what I’ve discovered.
I’ve had this blog for nearly two years now and I was curious what people were typing into search engines to find me or (probably more accurately) what they typed in that landed them here, whether they meant to visit my blog or not. Read the rest of this page »
Because we all could use a bit of it sometimes.
“Write it so that people can hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.”
…And that is one of many, many reasons why she is one of the greatest.
Ahh, it’s good to be back. Excuse me while I brush the dust off of this old blog. Anyways, I can’t believe how long it’s been since I’ve written. I haven’t been dead (which would mean I’m now brought BACK from the dead, so I’d be, like, some kind of…zombie creature? Which is just cool, except dark circles under the eyes is SO not a good look for me) nor hospitalized nor (insert terrible health emergency or injury here). Read the rest of this page »
To understand what this blog is about, please first read this article on the Huffington Post about Mallory Owens, the Alabama lesbian attacked and brutally beaten by her girlfriend’s brother on Thanksgiving.
Have to give props to social media and the tight-knit power of the LGBT community – No sooner did the news of this brutal attack break did many of my friends begin posting and sharing the graphic photos and accompanying story about Mallory Owens. It was shocking to read – I have no idea what it’s like to be gay and live in the Deep South, but I always knew I probably wouldn’t like it too much…Although I never imagined that they literally still tried to kill us “down there”. Read the rest of this page »