I stumbled across a piece of writing I did a few years ago. I decided to blow the dust off and share it. It’s blunt and honest and just as relevant today as it was when I first wrote it. Without farther ado... “It gets better after high school.” When I was seventeen, I wanted … Continue reading My Ten Year Promise.
Oh Hello, I had a weird thing happen the other day. I was wading through a collection of customers at one of those big box stores. You know, the kind of people who park their carts in the middle of aisles, stand in front of things you want to buy and, are entirely impervious when … Continue reading The Negativity Virus
Oh Hello, I’ve been thinking a lot about writer’s block. Freelancing is the next step I want to take with my writing but I’m afraid of taking on a job for a client and getting stuck on how to execute it. There’s nothing quite like staring at a blank page. Completely paralyzed by the white … Continue reading Writer’s Block: The Blank Screen Blues
Oh Hello, I bet you noticed a change around here. Welcome to Emergency Wine 2.0! I’m updating my look and expanding my content! See I started this blog to help me through a hard time. I had just spent the last year focusing all my time and energy on a relationship which ultimately ended. I … Continue reading New and improved!
Dear Motivation, I am heartbroken. It has been a lifetime since I’ve held you in my arms, feeling the gentle caress of the things we have accomplished together. I long to look deeply into your to-do list and sensually cross each item off— one by one. The soft silk of success between my fingers grows … Continue reading A Love Letter
Everyone you know will live for forever. They will grow up. They will fall in love. They will live a full and happy life. No one you love will ever die. This was a fact right up until you proved me wrong. We all have titles that we carry. Ones that declare what we are … Continue reading Every 7 Years
I bite my tongue a lot. No, no. Not the 'My mother always told me if you don't have anything nice to say don't say anything at all,' kind of tongue biting. I mean aggressive tongue biting by accident. I’m known to draw blood while eating or chewing gum. My mind trails off and—WHAM! It's … Continue reading One of a Kind
Our story is religious. That is to say that having you inside me is like faith. It’s believing in what I cannot see. It’s believing that I am a mountain. I am the keeper of the summit you’ve been longing to scale. I am the expedition you’ve dreamt of. I am the impossible goal. By … Continue reading Mountains of Faith
Step One: Shirk all responsibilities. Step Two: Tell yourself that you're not going to blow off your responsibilities. You're just going to do them tomorrow. Step Three: Don't do them tomorrow. Step Four: Make excuses. Step Five: While reviewing your to-do list, curl up into the fetal position and cry. It’s recommended to have a … Continue reading A guide to being a responsible functioning adult.
I was awakened this morning by the suns warmth. It came pouring in through the window as I slowly blinked open one eye, and then the other, and then another. I could see that she was still sleeping. I can see the warm sun filtering in through the window and spill across her body. All … Continue reading Arachnid Love