Blocked.

When it comes to cracking my knuckles and starting my book again, I don’t know if being painfully aware of the fact that people only understand something from their own perspective gives me the absolute expansive freedom to write whatever I please or if it simply makes any attempt to finish a piece that aims…

Cadence, Chapter 8 | Glitch in the Matrix

I was slaying dragons at a full-time job as an Associate Creative Manager for a popular vacation company and as a part-time Barista at Starbucks. Needless to say, I was burnt out and that fact didn’t help the arising symptoms of full-blown mania. This was shortly before I was in diagnosed with Bipolar. What tipped…

Cadence, Chapter 10 | Zero Hour

“Every life transition has its “zero hour,” that moment when everything that came before it is different from everything that comes after.” This was the quote that did it. The words that threw me over the edge. The prophetic statement that foreshadowed everything that was to come. As if it were some traumatic event that…

Cadence, Chapter 13 | Crazy Train

“Reality is something you rise above.” Liza Minenelli A young man, spry, and in a rush, left his post where he had waited next to me for the incoming train bound for Philadelphia. As he passed me, he looked at me through the corners of his eyes and motioned the Sign of the Cross, as kind…

Cadence, Chapter 2 | Bits & Pieces

“I know enough of love to know by now that, in the end, it’s not just a matter of loving another; ultimately, we are looking for a companion that shows us how to fall in love with ourselves. We are longing to see our reflection in another soul.” ~ Elizabeth Levine, Elephant Journal He shut…