S.A.D: realities of depressive disorders

Christmas has come and gone in an almost uneventful way. The tree was lite, the presents wrapped, and stockings hung- but the joy just wasn't there. The dull browns, the dark days, the cold weather- something about it saps all my energy. It brings out all the sadness, the despair, and hopelessness. It's as if … Continue reading S.A.D: realities of depressive disorders

Sounds of Autumn

Writing Challenge: September 23, 2018 Prompt Inspiration: What does Autumn sound like?   A bare branch taps at my window in the light breeze. I hear cars speeding by- wheels rolling, breaks catching, and horns honking on the boulevard below. Children laugh and talk loudly as they wait for a school bus at the stop … Continue reading Sounds of Autumn

Fall Favorites

Writing Challenge: September 15, 2018 Prompt: What are some of the best things about fall? The Food: Warm, creamy soups, and heaty, hot meats. Delicious, filling vegetables. Crisp apples, sweet pears, and tart cranberries. Delicious, fragrant spices, sweet, chewy treats, hearty and enriching holiday meats, breads, and side-dishes. The colors: Reds, oranges, yellows, browns, sand, … Continue reading Fall Favorites

Seasons

writing challenge: Jan 5, 2018 prompt: write a myth that explains the seasons There was once a time before any winter. Before there was cold, or frost or snow, there was a time when the world lay in eternal summer. Vivid green leaves danced merrily on trees, harvests were always bountiful, and animals were always … Continue reading Seasons

Autumn

*First Day of School! First Day of School!* *This also inspired a similar poem, which I will post later today, when I'm not in class* Writing Challenge: April 9, 2017 Prompt: Write about your favorite Season Autumn puts me in a cheery, magical frame of mind. The warm colors of the leaves against the cool … Continue reading Autumn