we ain’t kids no more…

I'm sitting at one of my favorite Starbucks in Miami, staring out the window at the sky. On my left, the sky is covered in ominous clouds that threaten rain and fill me with a tinge of despair. On my right, a bright light blue sky with white streaks of shapeless clouds fills me with [...]

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Cognitive Dissonance — or, remind me who I am

I've been having this struggle lately (/slash/ not-so-lately) and I was thinking maybe you've been there too. Or maybe you'll be there someday. Or maybe you've seen someone who's been there. Or...whatever, the point is I asked myself, what's the best thing to do when I'm struggling a bit? explore, of course. sooo....shall we? [and [...]

rebel without a cause — or, my mission

I tend to see myself as very adaptable. flexible. floating through life like a leaf being carried by the ever changing winds. a bit poetic, no? Alright Clouds, where are we going with this? Well, I was thinking at how not good that can be at times. Explore? Of course, friend. So first, let's just [...]

“Love will come set me free” — or, banking on Karma.

I feel like now would be a fantastic time to cash in all the good juju saved in my karma bank. Ever feel that way? exploring, Clouds? of course. let's go. So I'm at the beginning of a hectic few months. at a glance (because that's all i can muster at this moment without becoming [...]

Truth be told, I miss you…truth be told, I’m lying

*this post was written about a month ago, waiting in my drafts for a better moment. today is that better moment.. Truth be told, I miss you...truth be told, I’m lying I think that pretty much sums it up. But, per usj (“usual” minus the –ual; it’s a thing), let’s explore. I’ve recently been thinking [...]

The life you built – or Keeping up with the Jones’…sort of.

So the daily post prompt intrigued me more than most yesterday, probably because it fit with what has been lingering in my mind as of late. It read simply: Keeping up with the Jones’. The writing topic suggested writing about a luxury item you wish you could afford, hence keeping up with the Jones’. For [...]