LA Story

This continues the story from a previous post entitled, I’m Moving Out (link).  We had decided to take a year off school. The main reason for that was to save money. If you were a resident of the state of California, you could attend any of the Cal State universities tuition-free. There were still the … Read more

Smile Behind The Mask

I see you behind that mask Taking a breath like it came from a flask Where’s that hidden smile, tucked away because that’s the new way or style What did you say in that muffled way I can’t understand, talk clearly my friend underneath that bandana blend Going to the store grabbing groceries like it … Read more

Lady Liberty

Do we as Americans truly understand the symbolism of the Statue of Liberty? If you need a refresher, President Grover Cleveland accepted the Statue of Liberty on behalf of the United States on October 28th, 1886.  It was a symbol of friendship between the people of France and the U.S. and a mutual desire for … Read more

Loneliness

Loneliness has many faces. It can be a self-defining moment of strength, or it can place you into a dark hole of depression. At one time or another, we have all experienced a bit of loneliness. Regardless of how we may have found ourselves there, it can at times be good to sit with those … Read more