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  • Hold on tight

    How many times have each of us arrived at a point in our lives and had the thought that we do not deserve what is being offered? We question how long this good streak will last, and we nervously wait,…

  • Enough

    You know those days, when the hours seem too long, or the water just doesn’t satiate. The sun isn’t quite warm enough or it’s too humid. The days when it seems like no matter how hard you try, it will…

  • Ocean feelings

    We grew up near the ocean. First it was the Atlantic ocean/Indian ocean for me, then the full warmth of the Indian in South Africa. For Geoffrey it was the mostly still waters of the Mediteranean. The luscious warmth felt…

  • The ocean gives, and she takes away..

    I just snapped my first board. My lovely, luscious longboard that was the first in my possession of longboards. I’m literally still dripping sea water in the house, that’s how recent this tragedy is. As you can imagine I’m devastated.…

  • The point of no return

    It was only two months in to my first year as a registered nurse, and I experienced a true heartbreak. I wrote this entry in a book, just to note down this loss, because I knew it was going to…

  • Share your spark

    Does anyone else rehearse the lines in their head before making a phone call? “Hello. I’m calling in regards to…” and all of a sudden, the most posh sounding words are forming in your mind and being delivered to the…

  • Words of Encouragement

    There is this mountain, and the mountain is Life. I am going to climb this insanely high mountain. It is going to be difficult, I am going to fall. I am going to stumble and want to give up. I…

  • To expect disappointment or be hopeful?

    Geoff and I had an opportunity to spend a few hours in conversation yesterday. It always amazes me at the number of topics we manage to cover in a short time, especially as the short time is usually all we…

  • An attempt to step outside the Box

        We get to the age of 16, almost finished with high school, and after years of having algebra and metaphors thrown at us, we are expected to have read between the lines and figured out what we want…