Does it matter?

A few months back I did a lot of service for someone I care deeply for. I spent several hours helping him or her with tasks that were hard on me physically and emotionally, but I did it anyway because I love this person. Last week, however, when this person was talking about this trial and … Continue reading Does it matter?

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Adult-ness

This is me acknowledging real life. In dialogue form. "Hey, Maney! How's everything going?" "Oh... pretty good. I'm applying to jobs and things. Trying to be an adult before I move out for college." "Hmm. Haven't you been an adult for a while now?" "Well, technically yes, but emotionally..." "I see." "Yeah. It's just, you … Continue reading Adult-ness

See Maney Love

Once upon a time, I spent the last month in San Francisco as a nanny. Good, good. First time I lived out of state, ever. I guess this should have made some kind of impression on me, but really I feel like I'm just in shock that I'm home again. I spent the greater part of June/July feeling … Continue reading See Maney Love

Shackles

The keyboard keeps calling to me. It coaxes me closer and closer to a blank white screen, ripe for a plaster of black font. Every day I ignore the pull, shushing it for just a little longer, just a while more. I tell it that I will never be known for my writing. I tell it that … Continue reading Shackles