The Seatbelt: Securing oneself into a seatbelt is the first step to safety. When the metal clicks, it is a commitment to staying in that car. But when we shared our first kiss in the rain, hidden between cars in the parking lot behind the school, we weren’t concerned with commitment. I had a girlfriend, … Continue reading Driving Love
Do you remember saying I love you? You were seventeen; I was fifteen. It was a month into our relationship and I had fallen for you the way most love stories start—head first and unprepared. I was mesmerized by your subtle smirks and goofy giggles. You had the type of confidence I wanted to recreate … Continue reading How Could I Forget?
Have you ever imagined your death? I don’t mean the dream where you pass away peacefully in your sleep because of old age—push past that. If your life was going to end, what problem, what pain, what power would end your life? For me, it was tornadoes. I’m not sure why, but I always knew … Continue reading Killer Tornado