Category Archives: seasons

Pool toe

When we were kids, we spent the entire summer in the pool. We would bounce around in the water for hours on end, using our feet to push off the sides so many times that we would get blisters on … Continue reading

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cracked rose-colored glasses

what happens to a garden that remains unkept? the flowers start wilting, their petals falling into the dry, crackling dirt. the resilient weeds start sprouting, entangling their way around the stems of the dying blooms. that old rose bush that … Continue reading

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Sonder

7.6 billion people 195 countries 7.6 billion stories told from different perspectives from different eyes in different worlds in different lives one mother is crying as she carries her newborn baby in her arms another is crying while her own … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Personal Growth #2

The first blog post I ever wrote was in 2017, titled Suggestions for Personal Growth. So, I think it is fitting that my first post of 2018 be a sequel to that letter. A follow-up letter to my current and … Continue reading

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Dark Lights

There once used to be so much brightness in my life So much light The kind of light that shows itself through the floaty leaves flowing in the autumn breeze The sunlight that glistens against the piercing blue, salty ocean … Continue reading

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Ski Season

I am overwhelmed with excitement for the ski season approaching; the visions of snowflakes float around in my mind, reminding me of the snow-filled times of last year. While at Mammoth Mountain over the holidays last year, my dad challenged … Continue reading

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Winter sunsets

Winter sunsets are always the brightest. The days are shorter, the nights are darker. It’s November, and even though it’s cold enough to see your breath in the air we still eat dinner in the backyard. It’s cold, but who … Continue reading

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