Category: Random Thoughts

Cicadas

In March 2021, I started seeing news articles about Cicadas that were expecting to surface this summer. I was shocked to learn some insects spent 17 years underground and would make an appearance over the summer. I brought it up to a co-worker and was utterly horrified and disgusted by the fact where we work…

I’m Back!

I started this blog after creating my vision board this year. I did my research to decide what I wanted to write about and how it should look. I found the best blogging platform that would work best for me, and I created a logo to make it official. It made the prospect of starting…

The Art Of Patience

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of patience is the ability to wait for a long time without becoming annoyed or upset. The ability to remain calm and not become annoyed when dealing with problems or with difficult people. Someone used to tell me that I had the patience of Job from the bible. I took…

Embracing My Quiet Spaces

I have friends and family who cannot stay in a silent space for too long or feel they will lose it. However, silence is never too loud for me. Perhaps it has to do with me being an introvert. I enjoy moments of isolation immensely. Granted, that is different from feeling lonely. I have been…

The Meaning Of A Heart

February 14, 1984, for Valentine’s Day my mother was waiting for me after school and had a few gifts for me, all of which made me feel special and loved. She gave me the latest People magazine issue because Michael Jackson was the featured story, a heart-shaped stuffed animal, and a baggie of Sour Powers…

Reflection

Attending college has taught how to reflect on things I read, see, hear, and experience. It taught me how to look at myself with a truthful lens and admit that I have done wrong or right in my life and why. I have come to terms with how judgmental I can be about other people…

2021 What’s Different?

There will be no resolutions this year but instead, set goals for myself. Setting goals is what I did last year as well. These were my goals for 2020: Graduating from Wilmington University by December 2020 (Since I decided to obtain my child advocacy certificate and my degree, I had to take an additional class…

A Second Chance At Life

Fear is an ugly four-letter word that has hindered me from accomplishing a lot in my life. It’s not the only negative thing that has held me back during my 48 years on this earth, but it’s the one word that has tried to hold me back and stop me from following my dreams. Amid…