Thoughts

What We Can Learn From the Sky

Image credit: NASA It was in the stillness of the night that I came to realize what it means to exist. It was as I witnessed the stars more clearly than ever before, unimaginable distances away yet brighter than ever before, more constant and vast than anything I knew of, that I became at peace… Continue reading What We Can Learn From the Sky

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Experiences, Photography

Why the Pacific Coast Highway is Heaven on Earth

The seals seemed to be in perfect harmony with the sand, the waves, and the sky; it was as though nature was in symphony and I, merely the audience. Huddled against the wind in the quiet comfort of warm sand and each other, I longed to be as in accord with my sense of self… Continue reading Why the Pacific Coast Highway is Heaven on Earth

Experiences

I Fell In Love With the Ocean

My love story is not quite the ordinary, for my lover extends thousands of miles and is unimaginably powerful. My lover is teeming with possibility, life forms of all shapes and sizes, a domain largely unknown to our species. My lover is infinitely unpredictable and has a spirit so wise and untouchable, I must admit… Continue reading I Fell In Love With the Ocean

Writing

Cages Made of Lies

We tell them they are not caged Yet we trap them in our lies. We tell them they are not caged Yet we trap them in their colour. We tell them they are not caged Yet we trap them in their love. We tell them they are not caged Yet we trap them in the size of their waists. We… Continue reading Cages Made of Lies

Chasing Happiness

Chasing Happiness

What is happiness? "Happy" is defined by the Oxford dictionary as "showing pleasure or contentment(1)," yet it is so much more than that. Happiness is finding the silver lining in this chaos we call life. Happiness is the gratitude for yesterday, the motivation for today, and the hope for tomorrow. Happiness is, ultimately, what many… Continue reading Chasing Happiness