This Isn’t Goodbye

I am on location this week.  To be on location in the film industry means that the production company I work for is shooting in a remote city, which requires travel and housing (away from the production companies home base.)  Working on location in the department that I am in challenges my goal to write…

The Unimaginable

I have been silent for a good part of my life. I was made fun as a girl and I never defended myself. I learned to be stoic to hide what I was feeling (Un-Masked). Kindness was my defense and as a result the teasing stopped. Having trouble with reading and writing added to my…

Un-Masked

“Don’t give them the satisfaction that they got to you.”   My mother told me, when I was a girl. It hurt her to see me hurt. On several occasions I came home crying because of comments kids made about my weight. I cried a lot back then. Overtime I took her advice to heart….

Breaking Up(ward)

This month, last year, I reconnected with a classmate who has since become a friend.  It has been two months from when we met to when we reconnected. The standard thing a lot of people do around this time is wish co-workers, friends and strangers happy new year.  Followed by the question that I asked…

Dropping In

Last week I dropped in with Soul Sister.  This was the first time in a while that we were able to really catch up like we used to before I moved.  I call her Soul Sister because she is like a sister to me.  She and I tease each other and at times argue like…