As of Friday.. I am now waiting an answer on my Medical Clearance. Friday was the first day I could hear anything and of course I didn’t. I am pretty Zen about it. Eventually I will get an answer – that makes me happy enough. Life doesn’t stop with one choice or decision. This is… Read More Peace Corps Application Update
On my trip back to the Midwest – Chicago and Michigan it was time to see how my brother (although not blood related) and my cousin’s have grown and changed. From the left – Justin, Dave, Mike and I. The first thing I am very excited about is the fact my brother is going to… Read More How we have grown.
I firmly believe there are places where people’s souls are at rest. In these places all worries, doubts, concerns and stresses fall away. My soul rests in Lost Valley, MI. I have often wondered if its even on a map which out of curiosity.. as the thought just occurred I Googled it.. and it is… Read More My soul rests here
These words in a time past would impart depending on the situation a sense of honor in the person who fulfilled them. I have decided to ditch the majority of the memorial for Kate because it seems so much of a farce. There are people whom I am supposed to act like I know and… Read More Obligation & Duty
Gone 11 years and arriving in the O’ Hare airport still felt like coming home. People looked like Midwestern people do – hard working, blue-collar and more plump than the overly health conscious California’s do. As I write this post I am on an Amtrak train from Chicago to Kalamazoo, Michigan with my mom sleeping… Read More Coming Home – Chicago and Michigan
It hurts today to even think about talking to a guy for the sake of marriage. Every time I start thinking about it – I get teary and I really dislike being teary – not because it might ruin my make up – which I never wear – but because it means I am really… Read More Please don’t be interested anymore…
I swore I wouldn’t cry over the reality of being rejected because of the family I was born into. We don’t get to choose what family we are born into – Allah chooses for us. So I am crying again.. because until this brother knew about my family – he liked me. Just me. Every… Read More I am crying again.