“You need to get out, give it a chance!” Ugh, I hate when my mom says to this to me, I’m happy just as I am. Hi, my name is Tom. I live with my mom and two younger sisters. Our dwelling is ok. It’s brown with soft, green flooring; it’s tucked away behind some… Continue reading Frustration
Success is defined by Webster’s Dictionary as “favorable or desired outcome; degree or measure of succeeding. I believe success is measured in various ways. Some people believe amounts of money is successful. Others believe the amounts of possessions are successful; the pricier the possession; the more successful. I believe success is different for everyone;… Continue reading Corporate Underdogs
I long for adventure and excitement. I want to bungee jump from the San Fransico bridge or run beside tame ostriches and, when my legs inevitably give out, I will then ride an ostrich into the sunset (that’s overboard but it’d be fun) I want action and adventure with a touch of mischief. Fun… Continue reading “Mini Adventures”
“You’re the first coloreds to live here” she exclaimed. This was my introduction to the elderly lady across the street. It was a peculiar beginning of an odd relationship. I am naturally a night owl. The hush of night soothes me without lulling me to sleep. Often, I would look out my window and see my… Continue reading Ode to my old ladies
The smell of freshly cut grass surrounds me. Children’s laughter fills the air and the rhythmic thump of my neighbor’s basketball echoes on the pavement. I live in a nice neighborhood. The school district is amazing, the people are friendly and the police vigilant. I am fortunate to live in my community but my greatest blessing… Continue reading Growing Pains
“A Liar Should Have A Good Memory” I read this quote by Quintilian and I thought “Why do people lie?” Not long ago I was a preschool teacher, daily I would look into the children’s cute, innocent faces and lie. I would say such things as “We are all friends” or “We use our listening… Continue reading Why do we Lie?