Just freaking imagine

REAL TALK: I can’t tell you how many times I believed I wasn’t meant for the (big) things others were doing – settling into this narrative that other people were smarter, more creative, more talented, more disciplined, more driven, and more capable. That other people were meant for more and I was here to believe […]

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Akeru.

I always found it interesting how we feel safe in expressing and parading our relationships on social platforms, but keep the heartbreak and ends of them silent. And since I’m in the business of challenging conventions, I’m going to share the beautiful messy parts of this life. After all, breakups are nothing unique. From the […]

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“A human can be a million things in one day.” – Nick Hornby

“In my thirties, I learned that there is a type of pain in life that I want to feel. It’s the inevitable, excruciating, necessary pain of losing beautiful things: trust, dreams, health, animals, relationships, people. This kind of pain is the price of love, the cost of living a brave, openhearted life – and I’ll […]

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VERIDIA’s New Release Blood Diamond is Rough Around the Edges

VERIDIA’S NEW RELEASE BLOOD DIAMOND IS ROUGH AROUND THE EDGES Though this declared pandemic has paused or redirected some paths, independent bands like VERIDIA are still sending art into this world, at their own cost.  It’s in the form of meaningful lyric, enriched with a combination of cultural and rock sounds, in a time we probably […]

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Broken World

“You’re so hyper-sensitive…” This is something I have heard my entire life. I’ve heard my family say it, I heard my “friends” say it, and I heard a therapist say it… I mean… confirm it. Its interesting though, when you hear those words being thrown at you, its like rocks piling atop of you. You […]

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Do You Remember? 9.11.01

At one point, The World Trade Center towers, measuring at 110 stories side by side, were the tallest buildings. Within the walls, you’d find 104 floors. That’s 208 floors of occupancy btwn the two, located in the 3rd largest city in the world (at least that’s what I read)…. On September 11, 2001, a plane […]

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Keep Walking

A night in Shinjuku – one of the 23 “wards” in Tokyo, Japan – March 1, 2018 🖤 Sometimes the months move too fast. And other times they are slow. Sometimes we have the answers. And other times we don’t. No one knows or has it all; this big world seems damn small after all… […]

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We’re on this road together.

In case anyone needed this as much I did this morning… I flash past this nearly every day. But today, I was happy to catch that traffic light and slow down, take the reflection in for more than the blurred cars beside me. I welcomed the words and wanted to reach out to drag them […]

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