Thoughts & Musings

Sadness and Sunshine

I'm going to say the first part swiftly and without elaboration. I think it will make it easier. Aurora died at the beginning of April. Her health had declined rapidly and, even though I knew it was coming, it hit me really, really hard. There. I did it. Yes, it's been over a month, but… Continue reading Sadness and Sunshine

Thoughts & Musings


Another long while before I'm able to come in here and share my thoughts with you all. There are so many changes since I last posted! I'm not even sure where to start, but let's see where the train of thought takes us, shall we? This morning I had the desire to listen to some… Continue reading Stabilization

Miscellaneous, Thoughts & Musings

A quiet morning

As the sky begins to lighten, I think about the way the last half of 2016 has gone for many of us. And I think about myself, too. There were days, weeks even, when I thought that I'd give up my dreams of heading out onto the highways and visiting with all the people I've… Continue reading A quiet morning

Thoughts & Musings


I've come onto this page several times to write this post, but each time, the words wouldn't come and I would sit here looking at the screen and wondering how to phrase the things that were in my heart without sounding as if I'm falling apart or giving up. From the outside, it was really… Continue reading Determination

Planning & Preparations, Thoughts & Musings


Throughout the month I have been thinking about my chosen word for this year (Apparate) and how I can apply it to each day. This past week, I've chosen to focus solely on the Destination. In the simplest terms, I think about how the things I do each day would be handled in such a… Continue reading Destination

Thoughts & Musings


    "One must be completely determined to reach one's destination, and move without haste, but with deliberation." ~J.K. Rowling As the year finally comes to an end, I can't help but to look around and see how far I've come as well as how far I have to go. And the thoughts become a… Continue reading Apparition

Planning & Preparations, Thoughts & Musings

Closer and closer

I have nearly all my stuff in the living room now as I prepare for moving day. It feels strange to know that the next place I call "home" will be temporary but, in a way, they always are. This corner, in my 850 square feet apartment, contains almost everything that I'll be taking with… Continue reading Closer and closer