A jab of truth

Life… Is returning to normal. It might be slowly, but it definitely is surely. And as survivors of the 2020 pandemic (doesn’t that sound dramatic), we can definitely say that we made it through all of the 5 stages of grief at one point or another: The grief over the loss of life as weContinue reading “A jab of truth”

Still here

I miss you.But you’re still here,And that feels kinda silly…So I’ll punch your shoulder and call you a weirdo.See?Who’s vulnerable now?I miss you.And you’re still here,Which totally feels stupid…So I’ll gnaw your thigh and get you a new drink.See?Who’s needy now?I miss you.Even though you’re still here,And no matter how stupidly silly that is….I loveContinue reading “Still here”

I should know better.

Every day – and I literally mean every single day – I do things that can only be qualified as ‘stupid’. Actually, plainly and undeniably stupid. For no other reason than me, apparently, being a stupid person. Yet, every time I undertake one of these stupid endeavors, I am well aware of the fact thatContinue reading “I should know better.”

Road to success

The ‘success’-reel that is Social Media has been an ongoing topic (of complaints) for as long as Social Media have been a thing. The constant overflow of happy moments, with little (or no) attention to the failures, dark moments and ‘really seriously wrong’ things in the lives of those involved keep causing ruckus when itContinue reading “Road to success”

Personal Blogging – The I-thing

One of the lessons about writing that’s stuck with me throughout my entire writing career (even though calling my writing endeavors a career is very ambitious) is a very simple one. You should not start a sentence with I. Not only does it apparently feel like an eyesore – it also quickly turns repetitive, isContinue reading “Personal Blogging – The I-thing”

Insanity

They say…That trying the same thing…Over and over again…But expecting different results…Is insanity.But then why is it…That when I gave you my heart…I gave you all of it…No holds barred.Even though I knew…Even though I see…Even though the past has shown…That it’s not meant to be…Mine.Or ours.Or Anyones at All…Because love?Real…honest…and true love…?It’s just theContinue reading “Insanity”

Wee smirk

Man, I’m a sucker for accents. Totally and completely smitten with people who take sounding charming-as-fuck to the next level by putting a special layer of awesome on every word they speak. It’s probably a remnant from my youth-trauma, growing up as ‘a Limburger‘. Limburg, for the Non-Dutch out there…is a province round here inContinue reading “Wee smirk”

Try Again

There’s so much we can learn from games and sports, I think. They’re a reflection of life, in a lot of ways. Although I’m kinda obligated to say that since I’ve already written a bunch of posts of ‘things I learned through playing games like Candy Crush‘ (or skating, or playing softball, or tennis). AndContinue reading “Try Again”