The Pink Pineapple

For $9.99 this pink pineapple would be mine. I bounced through the Marshall's check out line cradling my ceramic fruit trinket. As an English major, symbolism is everything to me. Everything can mean something and nothing is done without some kind of purpose. This pineapple is no different, it is incredibly symbolic for this budding …

December

  Long ago, maybe hidden in one of my journals from junior high, I remember writing, “December is more than a month. It is a feeling”. Though this thought came to me years ago I recall it resonating deep within my soul. Even then, with braces and oversized basketball shoes I knew this idea was …

Finding Focus

Why do I inundate myself with apps, constant movement, events, loud music, and nonstop conversation? For the past couple of months I have felt this way, completely unfocused and exhausted in trying to keep up with everything around me. It is not just balancing my to-do list, weird work schedule, marriage, and social life. It …