Love, Friendship and Control

via Daily Prompt: Control Anthem by Ayn Rand showcases a dystopia of the distant future. It’s about society’s effects on the individual. I’d like to take some time to discuss how it’s ideas might apply to friendship and romantic love. These applicationsΒ may be old news to you, but I’m excitedΒ to share my thoughts and see what you think. Just a note: I will insert a … Continue reading Love, Friendship and Control

Girl Meets City: Starting Late Part Two

Here is Part One if you missed it. It was a Friday. 7 something a.m. It was incredible; unexpected; unheard of. I was taking my first real Solo Trip and it was to New York City. 3-4 years. That’s how long I’d been saying I wanted to go back. Now I was in the airport fidgeting with rising excitement and mounting terror. I’m on the … Continue reading Girl Meets City: Starting Late Part Two

The monster in the closet, or the lack thereof…

So which is worse? Knowing you aren’t alone and something lurks in the shadows or realizing that you’re alone? Is it better to live with a potential “monster” that may at some point threaten your happiness? Or is it better to feel the quiet void of loneliness? Which weight is heaviest? Which evil is more desirable? I’ve been confronted with this question of relationship status … Continue reading The monster in the closet, or the lack thereof…

Daily Prompt: Free Air Is the Only Air.

Today’s Daily Prompt is: If you found a message in a bottle, what would it say….. http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/daily-prompt-water/ I did not do what they demanded of me. I fought through the storm of rejection; I started from scratch. I built my future from scraps. My bones ached. My muscles grew numb. My eyes burned. But my hair blew. It blew with the fresh winds of freedom. … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Free Air Is the Only Air.