Hurricane Irene.

10:00 am — Take a peek at the way the sky currently appears. The thunder rumbles so loud it shakes your house. The rain pours so hard it leaks through your ceiling. The lightning is so bright it creates the electrical powerline to spark and you are without power. The wind is so strong the…

27 minutes..

The words “It’s 12:00 am, it’s no longer your birthday” echoed in my mind over and over. Time to go back to reality. Time to go back to life. It’s not as if just because it was my birthday life momentarily stopped, it was just.. continued, but with a narrower perspective. Exactly 10 minutes ago,…

While being 21…

22. Do you see that number? That is how old I will be tomorrow. Can you believe it? No, I can hardly comprehend that my birthday is already tomorrow. 21: Started my first semester at Temple.  Went to different places with ‘him.’: canopy tour. Scootering. State Penn.  My brother finished his senior year. I got…

It should have never happened..

The clock reads 9:38 am as I head out the door for work. I am scheduled to be in work by 10:00 am. As I approach my car, I think to myself what my dad said that morning, “This is the first time you’ve been at work since your brother left.” Correct. I helped him…