After writing Friday's post about the harrowing experience that my husband and I managed to survive the night before, I was extremely emotional. But instead of marinating in negative feelings (as I'm often prone to do), I decided to throw on my hiking boots and visit Sweetwater Wetlands here in Tucson. (One of my all-time … Continue reading A Beautiful Moment in Time
To be a Borderline is akin to being ruled by mercurial, weather-induced mood swings. Imagine a bright blue sky, full of warm and comforting sunshine. As you hike underneath that beautiful firmament, it feels like happiness will eternally reign over all of your days. And then? A cloud rolls in. Just one, singular, menacing cloud. … Continue reading Borderlines and Their Banners
After writing this morning about my frustrations, I got off my duff and went on a hike. (The power of words, am I right?!) I only managed to get 1.56 miles under my boots; but I'll take it, considering that I haven't been out in a while and it was ninety degrees outside. (God, I … Continue reading Nature and Nicky
Promise me, I'll see him again.
I've been praying a lot lately, which is entirely out of character. This wasn't always the case. In fact, faith and prayer once came naturally to me. I was raised in the Roman Catholic Church. I went to Sunday School, received my first communion, and later made the choice to be confirmed. The first time … Continue reading Stealing Dreams and Crushing Plans