Figures motionless Silently absorbed by the digital world Trapped in a trance Blue light keeping their attention A polite farewell breaks the emptiness The only proof of verbal abilities Released from the zombie state, momentarily Forced by an ancient code to respond A code that has faded into history
A brief history of my adulthood thus far with some life lessons mixed in for good measure
Central Illinois has been a revelation for me. The not-so-simple “weather math” one has to calculate could be enough to just stay indoors until Spring. When I moved into my first apartment in Florida, it was two days before Christmas, however, it was less than chilly. Moving to one of the coldest parts of the Midwest [...]
Life Stage 4: The Big Move
As I continued my journey of meeting people in real life, I was reminded just how messy life can be for some people. Even though I am quickly approaching 30 trips around our Sun, I keep my life very simple in many regards. My introverted personality and my core values based on my Faith keep [...]
I had really no idea how enlightening the trip to Phoenix would be until I returned back home. While I like to think my observations are pretty spot-on, first impressions can be deceiving. Compared to the larger locations and airports, Jacksonville does seem quite small at times. I was happy to see that my gate was [...]
I’m happy to say that the flight to Dallas was very smooth, which was a pleasant change from my last experience. We arrived and I took an Uber to the Airbnb house that I had booked. On the way there, I was already looking up hotels, just in case. I arrived to a beautiful neighborhood [...]
I just finished watching The Greatest Showman again and I get something new from it every time. This time was a thought about how the children in the movie really made an impact on the confidence of the performers. Even in the modern and progressive time that we currently live, we find similar separation. The idea of someone or [...]
Wrapping up my adventures in the great state of Illinois!
"Getting to know you!!"