This is a big question for a simple blog prompt, but I am going to accept this challenge. Webster’s definition of happiness is: 1) a: a state of well-being and contentment: joy; b: a pleasurable or satisfying experience. 2) Felicity, aptness// a striking happiness of expression 3) obsolete: good fortune: prosperity// “All happiness bechance to … Continue reading Describe What Happiness Means to You
It's been quite some time since I wrote publicly on the ol' blog. Are blogs even a thing anymore? Either way, last year (2019), I set some intentions to write outside of my usual scheduled writing for work. AAaaand I noticed that this intention did not necessarily come to fruition in the way I expected. … Continue reading 2020 intention: to write more on the blog.
This coming Thursday will mark my two-month Keto-versary. I started on the ketogenic "diet" on May 6 and have, so far, lost approximately 18 pounds. When I first heard about this keto business, it was last year, and my boyfriend had told me the benefits of eating and living keto. His mother, an incredibly inspiring … Continue reading Breaking up with my 30-year relationship
O, dear brother, who makes his sorrows hidden from plain view, but keeps them lit like matches between his fingers The anger seeps through each unrevealed step confronting each lie you so plainly hide from her Someday she will no longer amuse you and your attempts at fellowship. She will see the bleeding anger in … Continue reading Piracy
It has been seven weeks and two days since I decided to pierce my septum. It's certainly something to get used to. You become much more aware of your boogers, and your ability to blow your nose, and I don't think I've ever gone through as many q-tips in my life as I had in … Continue reading The Great Rural Social Experiment: Part 3
It has been officially one week since I have had a sharp piece of metal shoved through my septum. And let me tell you, that was the highlight of the week. When I returned to work last Monday with metal dangling out of my nose like a punk-rock booger, I was greeted by my employers … Continue reading The Great Rural Social Experiment: Part 2
I have just returned back to my little hometown after spending a weekend in the "big city" of Minneapolis at the Villain Arts Minneapolis Tattoo Convention. Last year, my boyfriend and I went, and I got a tattoo of a pretty snowflake on my shoulder. When I returned home to the small, conservative, religious town, … Continue reading The Great Rural Social Experiment: Part 1