Month: April 2016

Sometimes the Way it Rains Reminds Me of You

These days I speak of myself in the past tense writing about yesterday knowing tomorrow is no more than mist crawling toward violet mountains I think of days when this weather meant you were not so far away the light changing so fast I believe I can see you turning a corner the rain comes in smelling of pine and moss a kind of brazen intrusion on the careful seeds of spring I pay more attention to details these days saving the most trivial until I sort them for trash or recycle a luxury I’ve come to know only recently you have never been too far from my thoughts despite the newborn birds and their erratic songs the way they tilt their heads as if dowsing for the sun the way they repeat their singular songs over and over as if wishing for a different outcome Colleen J. McElroy, “Sometimes the Way It Rains Reminds Me of You,” Advertisements

Enchanted Rock

  It’s been difficult to find time to breath lately, so I haven’t had much of an opportunity to write very much at all. It’s been busy to say the least trying to find balance between work, school, etc.. and now Wojciech & I have finally opened our small business (more on this later… yay). I thought I’d be able to handle such a heavy work load, but I’m proving to be less intrepid than I had thought. I’ve been waking up before the sun just to get a full day’s work in (prep, work-work, housework…boring topic, I know.) Though I recognize that I’m lucky to be where I am in life, especially comparatively to others, it’s not without a struggle. But I digress. Spring has really sneaked (snuk?) up on us. The skies are swollen with storm clouds and the rain has helped all sorts of wildflowers pop their heads up along the highways and grassy billows. Mother Nature has certainly had her hands full brightly painting springtime here in Texas. Wojciech & I …