Old Job, New Job

As some of you know, I have been looking for new employment over the last few months. I am graduating and spring, and want to get a head-start on my post-college career. On Monday, I was offered a job at a company and I gladly accepted. As many of you know, there are a lot … Continue reading Old Job, New Job

January Re-cap: My Goals for 2019

Wow, I haven't posted in awhile. Days flew by so quickly that I haven't even realized how long I was going between posts. Between job applications and a stubborn illness (thanks for sharing your germs, Sis) I've been in a fog of work and illness recovery. Still, I can't say that January was a bad … Continue reading January Re-cap: My Goals for 2019

Dyed Green

Writing Challenge: August 16, 2018 Prompt: Choose a random color. Spend the next 2 minutes looking around for anything that color and write a list. Use that list to write a poem. Color: Green List: couch, stained chairs, carpets, patterns in a paint by number, tea box, basket holding coffee, my shirt, flag, posters, coffee … Continue reading Dyed Green

What Made Me Laugh

Writing Challenge: April 11, 2018 Prompt: What was the last thing that made you laugh. Pulling the trash is not a glamorous, exciting, or “fun” job. We pulled the full bags from each trash can and replaced each with a fresh bag from the roll. I was on the second to last trash can. I … Continue reading What Made Me Laugh


Writing Challenge: March 28, 2018 Prompt: Write about Wednesday as if it were a person. Wednesday is your manic-friend. They are either high or low- no in-between. They are either excited, full of boundless energy and millions of plans, or completely down, dead, and out.  Often, this up and down behavior will manifest in both … Continue reading Wednesday


Writing Challenge: March 26, 2018 Prompt: Write about Monday as if it were a person   Monday is your annoying, well-meaning, friendly boss. You know that they are necessary to the day-to-day function of the office, and they are a nice enough person, but when you see them coming, you cringe. You aren’t really interested … Continue reading Monday


Writing Challenge: Dec 10, 2017 Prompt: Think of gears, moving parts, and anything mechanical The toothy-circles turn- gears I think they are called. As they rotate they pull along a strip of buffalo leather- called a pulley. Faster and fast the gears spin the pullies move making a hissing sound that echoes throughout the factor. … Continue reading Machine

Brick Wall

writing challenge: Oct 10, 2017 Prompt: write about hitting a brick wall, literally or figuratively I can’t bring myself to care about school, assignments, projects, readings… I am just too tired. I barely drag myself to class each day, longing to be in bed or outside. Reluctantly, I force myself to do the minimum of … Continue reading Brick Wall


Writing Challenge: Aug 17, 2017 Prompt: Write about how you feel after taking a shower. I work in the glamorous world of professional cleaning. In other words, I am a custodian. My boss takes offense to the word “janitor”, believing that it has a negative connotation, but no matter what we’re called we scrub toilets … Continue reading Rejuvenated


Writing Challenge: June 17, 2017 Prompt: Write about the smells and sights in a bakery. *note: I didn't pay much attention to the prompt and ended up writing about the smells and sounds of a bakery instead* Bang!  Clash! Clang! The mornings in a bakery begin long before sunrise. The bagels and buns must be … Continue reading Bakery