I'm bringing you audio versions of my blog's work including my short stories and blog posts!I'll be keeping it amateur, so you'll hear things like my kid in the background, but I'll be adding some extras you won't read in my blog posts. Plus, I'll be doing a few non transcribed audioblogs! So, do the … Continue reading Audioblog Launch: Writebrained Out Loud!
I've long misunderstood aloneness. I've gone through periods of being alone and thought I truly got what it was about: being by myself. My most alone time was living in my own apartment in my early twenties for about two years. I loved my place, especially when I looked back at all my former living … Continue reading Alone | AllOne
One of the things vegans don’t tell you is making a lot of your own food often goes very wrong until it starts going right. This isn't quite a bad thing - it's a realization I had no true food self knowledge. Vegetarianism is not as challenging because, in my experience, adding cheese, butter, and/or … Continue reading Plant Based Chef
Did you know aloha means hello, goodbye, as well as love, compassion, peace, and much more?! It is truly a beautiful word encompassing the spirit of Hawai'i, which means the breath (ha) and water (wai) of life from god. I didn't get far into Kona, a.k.a the Big Island, before I knew this island was … Continue reading Big Island, Aloha!
View from Diamond Head We get there. We were excited. We got our car. He hooked us all the way up with a Nissan Pathfinder that normally rents for like $100+ day at no additional cost. We were more pumped because we would be able to snooze in the back comfortably (it's roomy inside and … Continue reading And Then There Was Honolulu
Ever shared a big secret? A secret you felt would tarnish the self created image you've curated? I've been sharing my self altering secrets over the course of almost 2 years with my partner. There aren't many, but they were real enough I felt embarrassed to keep them hidden. Like almost all of us, we … Continue reading Your Secrets’ Keeper
I never thought much about money before the age of 13. I never felt poor, but I didn't feel I could have everything I wanted. I had enough to feel grateful. Whatever money I'd acquire, I'd save for my birthday. My brother and I have birthdays 10 days a part. I'd save for my party … Continue reading American Money Dreams
I'm a few hours away from my 28th bornday anniversary. In my early 20s, a knowing began its birth in my gut. I started feeling my 27th year of life would be a turning point, a penultimate one with a final other when I become 30. The latter hasn't become clear yet, but I know … Continue reading Born Day Anniversary
What is considered traveling? How far do you have to go? Does it only count if it's personal or maybe even business? What do you need to see, do, or eat for you to say you've traveled to a place? How long do you stay for? For example, if I lived in Florida my whole … Continue reading Where We’ve Been
The first time I really took notice of the words "open faced" was in relation to a sandwich back when I worked in a restaurant in 2016. Something about the words still makes my imagination and palette salivate at all the ingredients I'd want in a sandwich so in my face, not hidden like agendas … Continue reading Intro to Writebrained