I Don’t Even Know How to Title This Anymore

I have written about this and explained things about this so many times before, but let me just go through this, one.more.time.  … “I have great faith in fools—self-confidence my friends call it.” — Edgar Allan Poe  … I still encounter a lot of questions, second-guessings, if-onlys, raised eyebrows, and hints of “she’s so young; […]

Dreams Revisited: Journal Entries from 15-year-old Me

Dear Journal (August 14, 2005) “Memories, for me, are precious. That’s why I have you, in the first place.”  …  … I started keeping a journal as I was just about to turn 15. Now, nine years later, I flip back to the pages written by that 15-year-old girl, and I am all at once […]

Recentering

These days I’ve been encountering more triggers for derailment than glowing road signs saying “Yes darling, you’re on the right path, and you’re getting free lemonade every 5 meters.” However, even from the very beginning, I had been well aware that this was going to be anything but the yellow brick road. I had prepared […]