my food story.

I can remember counting calories and eating Weight Watcher bread in grade 8. I spent the summer babysitting two young children and kept track of every. single. thing. I. ate. 8 glasses of water plain melba toast for snack tuna sandwiches with lettuce, what felt like every single day. Walking long distances not because I …

My Money Story.

I hate talking about money.  Even mentioning words like budget or bills makes me feel uneasy.  I haven’t enjoyed talking about money since I was in grade 8.   Thinking Back In grade 8, I saved like a fiend.  I had an after school job at the local public library.  I shelved books, ran the …

The Fire: Part 2

Today I'll share the middle section of this writing collection.  #2. 3. 4. 5. and 6.  I picture my writing like an exhibit in an art gallery or museum.   A 3D paper icosahedron presents the stories of many.  The first three stories come from a text message conversation between my mom and I, excerpts …