Crushing It: The Turning Point Series

I know I’ve broken a few souls in my lifetime. No, not soul-breaking as in my karaoke singing dissolving ones will to live, or even like breaking someone’s heart. Although selfishly, I would hope somewhere out there, I meant enough to someone for them to have felt ‘heartbroken’ by my absence in their life (is that sadistic?). What I actually mean when I say breaking someone’s soul is the act of Continue reading

Starting Over: The Turning Point Series

This is the Turning Point Series where I recall events in my life that changed the course of my journey in some significant, impactful way. I almost entitled it the TP Series but then thought better of it. Given the state of our world with covid and everything, I didn’t want people to wrongly assume this was the central spot to find the best toilet paper sales in the north (it’s not, btw).

“I want to help people.” This was the resounding answer heard all around the room. It was my first day of college. I decided I wanted to study in the field of social work. Like most of the students in the class that day, my response to the professor’s question (why did you choose this specific field) was the same. I want to help people. For as long as I could remember, I Continue reading

Forgive Me For I Have… Not Written

Well it’s been 300 years since my last post. My New Year’s resolution, I believe, was to blog more and I can’t help but laugh because so far, I would have to say my success rate is near zero. The person I’m asking forgiveness from is actually myself. I write for me and aim to satisfy my need to fully express myself and be understood on a daily basis.

When I set out to create this blog, I had Continue reading