arts & creativity, stories

Stop and See the Skyscrapers

*a class assignment to write about something that brings us joyOne clear Sunday afternoon in August 2010, my parents and I went out for lunch at my favorite Colombian café, nestled in uptown Dallas, and then for a drive past the famous city skyline. When the skyscrapers were close enough to be seen well but were far… Continue reading Stop and See the Skyscrapers

arts & creativity, personal

Married to Amazement

Mary Oliver once wrote in her poem "When Death Comes":"When it's over, I want to say: all my lifeI was a bride married to amazement."I agree. I agree. I agree.But unfortunately, by the end of any given semester in school, my creativity and "amazement" tend to be squashed. Sometimes I try to write academic papers… Continue reading Married to Amazement