Check out a couple of the places where I grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee - aka Rocky Top USA! Since I don't have an internet connection where I'm staying, I haven't been vlogging as much because I have to drive 30 minutes to a Starbucks and spend at least an hour sitting there waiting for… Continue reading That Old Road known as Memory Lane
Several weeks ago, I quit my job and vowed to devote the rest of my time to pursuing my dreams. Several days later, I took a road trip to TN and decided to stay. When I got here my friend let me stay in one of his empty properties--which has no furniture, internet, or running… Continue reading Road Trip to Tennessee has been Life Changing 🚙 🎒
him. Journal entry 2: Dear Diary, For the first time in three years, my day has been struck by change. Every morning, I’m awoken by my alarm at 6:45 am. I then shower, brush my teeth, and eat a bowl of whole grain cereal while watching The Today Show before sitting down to write. This… Continue reading Entries of the Heart Pt 2
Hello peoples, Ya boy has been nominated for his second Sunshine Blogger Award, and couldn't be happier. It's nice knowing that, though you write dark, some readers are able to see through to the underlying light and meanings of your posts. I've been nominated by my oh so lovely friend, Jessica, AKA Lady Lazarus. As I've… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award! 🙂
Blogging. Oh, sweet, beautiful blogging. There are so many truly skilled, talented, dedicated bloggers out there--and I have an appreciation for them that's greater than any other. That's because bloggers don't have to do it. If you think about it, blogging is literally like giving yourself a homework assignment several times a week. You think… Continue reading Blogger Shoutout + Guest Posts
When one door closes another opens But how do you know if what's behind that door is what you wanted? Your life is what you make of it. All through our brief stay here, we're constantly being given choices. Really, that's the jist of life: a never-ending series of choices. Each choice is a door.… Continue reading When One Door Closes
This morning has sucked. Was feeling pretty low till I scrolled over recent blog posts and saw that I was nominated for the Brotherhood of the World Bloggers Award by none other than my wonderful blogger friend, Nina. If you haven't already, checkout Nina at The Cozy Pages, her blog dedicated to fellow readers and… Continue reading Brotherhood of the World Bloggers Award!
We can't walk in each other's shoes. If you're not that person, then you can never fully understand. With that being said, if you don't suffer from depression (or any other mental illness), then you can never truly understand what it's like. You can never understand what's going on inside someone with a mental illness--how… Continue reading What it’s like like this
This award is given by bloggers to fellow bloggers who inspire positivity and creativity in the blogging community.
There are too many bloggers--if you can call them that--out there that get so much credit for "blog posts" that could very well be confused with twitter updates. It's ridiculous. A lot of people actually put their heart and soul into writing their posts, even though they don't have to, and even though they already… Continue reading A shoutout to a few Bloggers