Can I Be Sad?

I feel guilty grieving. Granted, I feel guilty about most things. It's just who I am. I never want to inconvenience someone or claim what isn't mine. And a lot of the time, I feel like grief belongs to those closest to the deceased. And I've always hated that word—deceased. It reduces the whole person [...]

That’s So Retrograde

First and foremost, I apologize for any typos this entry may contain. I'm usually the first to spot and fix misspellings and other keyboard errors, but my computer decided its 'i' and 'o' shouldn't adhere to the functionality of every other letter and symbol. (That just came out as "symbool," if you're wondering what I [...]

My Heart Will Go On

The older you get, the easier it is to identify the worthwhile people in your life. For one thing, whether you mean to or not, you begin to live according to a unique set of beliefs. The more engrained those beliefs become, the more important it is you surround yourself with people who will both agree [...]