Posting delay

Please note that there has been an absent of posts due to the breaking of my tablet! I’m still writing and when I have access to a computer, I will update everything:)  Advertisements

How My Lungs Became Ears, Became Eyes

1…2…3…1…2…3… Powdered sand is soft underneath your feet. The tide licks the soles as you focus on your breathing. There’s something freeing about running barefoot, especially on a beach. It’s tricks you into believing that if you run fast enough, you can fly. That’s the euphoria that you strive for. The perfect runner’s high. The…

Oh I Am Lost and Found

“Just a few more kilometers uphill, almost there!” Panting, you will your muscles one step at a time up the mountain. The sun’s viscous rays beat down on your skin and your pack weighs down on your shoulders as you gradually move your way up. Is it even possible for a human to sweat this…

They Made the Sunrise for People Like Us

Squeak Squeak clang . The train rocks itself back and forth as you lay in the air conditioned sleeper. The sun is fast asleep as its sister shines her moonlight through your window. You plug your headphones in as an attempt to cancel out the noise and fall asleep. Over the palace morning will break,…

Let’s Grab the Heart of the World and Turn into the Light

“Watch out!” Pulled quickly to the side, one of many tuk-tuks zoom by. The streets are filled with these little carriages as they ride along side transport trucks on the side streets and highways. You take a deep breath and take in your surroundings. Kids circle you as their laughter fills the air and their…

First It’s The Spark, Then It’s The Flame

Buzz Buzz. With groggy eyes you turn your head and are blinded by the light. 4:00am. No matter what they tell you, waking up at such an ungodly hour is never pleasant, even if it’s to catch a flight towards your next adventure. You pull yourself out of bed and somehow get ready. Somewhere between…

Somebody told me you were leaving town

Shirts? Check. Bug Spray? Check. Swimsuit? Check. I’m sure I’m forgetting something… Pacing the floor, I scan the room one last time. There you are! Silly adapter. The art of packing is never easy, second guessing every move, every thought, every item as you replay your check list over and over again in your head….