Unassuming machines are these Escalators climb the building, slow and steady Creating a rhythm Elevators spring into action with an inviting tone An automated mail cart rolls by with ease I can rely on these mechanical colleagues They are consistent I'm not so sure about the organic ones...yet The stress lingering outside cannot get past [...]
A dense fog engulfs me Frozen in place by the chilly air Blocking my view of the landscape Motionless Guarding the earth from the sun Blocking warmth Lingering past midday Stubborn Structures hidden until the last moment Mighty buildings held hostage Creatures approach cautiously Intimidating Silently in control
It does not wake with the sun Half a day behind the world Out of sync The exit from the cave is painful to the eyes Blinding Approaching the border to relieve the early risers Protecting the land from the enemy As darkness falls, sounds of the invading forces Approach Schemes and plots attempt to [...]
Life Stage 4: The Big Move
A sad reflection of knowing the end is near.
As I continued my journey of meeting people in real life, I was reminded just how messy life can be for some people. Even though I am quickly approaching 30 trips around our Sun, I keep my life very simple in many regards. My introverted personality and my core values based on my Faith keep [...]
I had really no idea how enlightening the trip to Phoenix would be until I returned back home. While I like to think my observations are pretty spot-on, first impressions can be deceiving. Compared to the larger locations and airports, Jacksonville does seem quite small at times. I was happy to see that my gate was [...]
I’m happy to say that the flight to Dallas was very smooth, which was a pleasant change from my last experience. We arrived and I took an Uber to the Airbnb house that I had booked. On the way there, I was already looking up hotels, just in case. I arrived to a beautiful neighborhood [...]
I just finished watching The Greatest Showman again and I get something new from it every time. This time was a thought about how the children in the movie really made an impact on the confidence of the performers. Even in the modern and progressive time that we currently live, we find similar separation. The idea of someone or [...]
Wrapping up my adventures in the great state of Illinois!