self-improvement

The new you

Looking for a prompt to write about, I ran into this rant from 2012. It made me realize how far I’ve gotten in my quest for a  purpose and self improvement. My day went down like this (super original title I know). 4:30 am – Woke up, took a shower, had cup of coffee and […]

My best friend charges by the hour

“Business is business, I don’t want our friendship ruined” she says. Yes you guessed it, I don’t get freebies. Some time ago my dad said “Son, it’s time”… We got in the car and drove off. I didn’t ask where we were going, he was determined and I was nervous and exited at the same time. When I walked in, […]

About a chaotic moving day

It was a saturday afternoon when my dad walked in yelling “start packing, we move today” then he left. I was fifteen years old. We stared at each other wondering what had just happened. We knew this day would come, we were just not expecting it would be so sudden and chaotic. Some thirty minutes […]

My first day of school

There was a lot going on in my short life at this time… My parents were constantly moving and we had recently moved to this house, up until now it had been my mom, my sister and I. But now we had a new baby sister, it was time for me to go to school […]

Eye for an eye (and the whole world will go blind)

My non-political non-religious take on the world’s latest events If you don’t know what’s going on in Syria, Beirut, France, Mexico, North Korea, Japan and every other country on earth, congratulations! you are not a mass media zombie, but you wouldn’t be reading this either. Remember your parents or grand parents saying that past times […]