Latin Lesson (Memoir)

I have a poetry submission for you all today. Clarissa Simmons, owner of the blog poeturja, wrote a great poem about the enjoyment of learning latin as a child and being able to picture herself on the ancient Roman battlefields, which ultimately conflict with the way her life has turned out. If you wish to…

Music and Writing

Did anyone else just have their life ruined by This Is Us tonight? If you’re living under a rock and haven’t watched it yet, or you’re the type that’s avoiding it because everyone else is watching, try it out — especially if you’re into sad, genuine, original story lines. This piece has nothing to do…

Scabs

Sorry for the delay! Here’s the second part to the last post! Scabs I decided to finally try during one of these races. I was off to a good start, but I couldn’t keep my balance as I flew down one of the hills along the bike path. I felt my handlebars shaking and knew…

Bike Rides

This is a short, slightly exaggerated memoir piece. Anyone who knows my friends and I knows that we used to go all over our neighborhood on our bikes. This is also the first part of a two-part story. There’s a little bit more substance to these, so I’m spreading them out. Be sure to pay…