Transition Period: the pre-post-grad job hunt

I know that I've disappeared for a while, but I swear it's been for good reason: I've been on the job hunt. With my college graduation fast approaching, the desire to find and begin a "real job" has intensified to a dizzying degree. While I love my current team at work, and will forever be … Continue reading Transition Period: the pre-post-grad job hunt

Book List 2018

Another year come and gone, so it's time to tally up my book list for the year. Rules: The book must be at least 100 pages (with very few exceptions) to be added to the list. I have to have finished the last page of the book after 12/31/2018. I may have begun the book … Continue reading Book List 2018

My Magic Birthday Comet

If there was ever a time to believe in magic, it would be tonight. Today, I turned 25 years old, and tonight is the night of the Christmas Comet. I've always looked for the mystical and fantastical in small things. Little bits of luck, coincidence, and beauty in the every-day always felt like more. I … Continue reading My Magic Birthday Comet

Dream Lifestyle

Writing Challenge: Nov 15, 2018 Prompt Inspiration: Describe your dream life-style. My Dream Life I dream of a life of stability and contentment rather than high-stakes, fast-paced success. Two decades of constant inconsistency made me appreciate the simple life that too many of us take for granted. I dream that I will live in one … Continue reading Dream Lifestyle

Hallmark Town

I have a weird love for Spanish Fork, Utah. Not for the main part where highway 6 runs through, but for the Southern and Western half of town: away from the developing city. That part I love is Spanish Fork Main Street. For years, I couldn't put my finger on what attracted me to this … Continue reading Hallmark Town

Cringe and Cliche

I began writing poetry when I was 12 years old. I faithfully wrote, then typed, saved, and transferred every scrap of poetry, prose, and story that came was born from my mind. Yesterday, in hopes of finding something worth professional publication, I decided to go through every bit of my writing from the last decade … Continue reading Cringe and Cliche

Rainy Day

Writing Challenge: Sept 18. 2018 Prompt Inspiration: What do you like to do on a rainy day?   Propped up by a mountain of pillows and nested in a pile of blankets, I read my book, looking up every so often to stare out the window as the drops dance down the window pane. When … Continue reading Rainy Day