A story with an expiration date

A story with an expiration date

  "You have to come home at some point, you know. And don't fall in love either. I'll miss you too much if you stay." I laughed at my mother's words as she hid the tears behind her sunglasses. I took it as a joke, but I knew she was at least half serious. With [...]

The fairytale weekend without a fairytale ending.

The fairytale weekend without a fairytale ending.

I sat on the ferry, looking out to the overcast sky, praying for some sunbeams to peak through the clouds at some point. I kept myself occupied playing with the puppy that conveniently sat next to me while I tried to overcome my anxiety that had unexpectedly hit me by surprise. I looked out the [...]