Tag: beauty

The World is Shit (Take a Break)

“Sure, the world seems crazy now. But wouldn’t it seem just as crazy if you were alive when they sacrificed peasants, when people were born into slavery, when they killed firstborn sons, crucified priests, fed people to lions, burned them at the stake, when they intentionally gave people […]

We Lost One

We lost one. A close one. We saw it coming, but sometimes, if a thing moves slowly enough, it still sneaks up on you. I learned this long ago, when I lost a father. Times like this bring a clarity––a clear eye to see there is a better way […]

A Lovely Bird She Is 

        It’s been said that humans are the eyes of the Universe, looking in upon itself. I suppose it explains why so many of us mirror the act by looking in upon our own selves, rather than remaining attentive to the World around us. We […]

Ok, Leavenworth

Have you ever noticed the unevenness in a horse’s gait? I wonder what it is that causes it. They have an even number of limbs; one would think the clopping of their hooves would sound even as well, but instead there is a comfortable, syncopated rhythm in their […]

The Beauty of You

Beauty will catch you by surprise often times, like the sensation you feel when you were expecting the worst, only to be caught off guard when something wonderful happens. Beauty can be overwhelming to the point of painful – that exquisitely satisfying sort of pain, like the sort […]

I Am A Beautiful Blogger?

So, I’ve been honored with a couple unlikely blogging awards recently. First, thanks to silentlyheardonce for nominating me for the Beautiful Blogger Award! Similarly, thanks to Caitlin for nominating me for the One Lovely Blog award. I am thankful for the nods, and I find the timing quite […]

Unfamiliar Sort of Home

I’ve been wondering about you lately. I know you’re used to that, because we’re all wondering about you and have been for years. I just can’t help but think you are capable of so much more. No, I’m not talking about solving the world’s pains with some miracle […]