My College Visit

Firsts for Today The title is misleading because nothing that I did today was a first. What was brand new though was how I conducted myself and the shear fact that I have my own…

metamorphosis

Cautious Optimism

Perspective The end of old things and the beginning of new ones. As I approach the one year mark since I had to forego alcohol in favor of life and sanity, it is reasonable (I…

Life Interrupted

Appreciation Day It was a nice interruption today from classes to be honored, with about nine others, at the recovery center for our volunteer efforts throughout the past year. We joke around a lot. but…

The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

Unintended Collective Impact It seems like I'm just going to be doing one post a week while school is in session. There is simply too much stuff going on to spend as much time as…

Breathless

"Which of several possible tragedies will result from so much unhappiness?" Breathless I’m beginning this post with one word. Breathless. That’s how I feel so much of the time. Too much of the time. I…

Hypocrite

Disclaimer I’m probably the most selfish person I know - that’s a lie I constantly tell myself. Why do I feel the need to consistently undercut my myself? Everything that I do at A New…

Applying for My Future

Applying for My Future Revenant The application process for continuing my education is fairly intense: deadlines, fees, waivers, transcripts, essays,... I already included these schools in my FAFSA so I shouldn’t have to worry about…

Interstellar Overdrive

One of These Days... Instead of being productive today I am ruminating. Not brooding, or sulking, or anything so pitiful and dramatic. Every once in a while it is important that I check in with…