On My Own

It’s been a week, and I finally have a real bed, although I still haven’t managed a way to make my laundry into something less than a disaster, although it has not reached a FEMA yet. What’s odd is how often I hear something, be it a creaking step or a car driving past, that […]

A year and a day.

It’s been 366 days since I moved to Houston, and I’ve learned a few things: Making new friends and growing old friendships are two different skills. You need both. The best moments yet to come cannot make up for missing the past. Live for the now. Everyone loves and hates, and you can’t always be […]

Friends and Family

There are many times in your life when, regardless of where you are and where your blood relatives might be, you find yourself surrounded by family. The more often you move away from a group of friends, further distancing yourself from family in the process, the more often you have the chance of experiencing this […]