Awake at 4am

The nightmares don't go away. They settle into the night alongside the sounds of gentle snoring and the shifting water off the darkened fishtank. Nighttime is loud, and ominous; not for the darkness, but for the stillness. The time that stretches between midnight and daybreak is infinite, unwavering, unchanging. I sit in it, sometimes trying … Continue reading Awake at 4am

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Let Me Tell You About My Aunt Norma

I have been lucky, in life, to have met and loved so many different and amazing people. I have also felt the gut-wrenching loss of losing some of them to time, accident and illness. Today I found out that I passed the NREMT-Paramedic Cognitive exam. After 11 months of blowing off friends, relatives, and my … Continue reading Let Me Tell You About My Aunt Norma