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My first true love, Ruby

Ruby was my first true love; I forget she existed. We were both from the same conservative church, both virgins, both dedicated to “God”. She was an year older, so, at the time, being a 21 year old guy seemed like a big deal (she often acted older and thought I needed someone “younger” than her).…

Heart Waterground

The Watermark

It was a mystery. I wasn’t myself. My vision blurred and the noise surrounding me dissolved into the distance. I couldn’t explain what had happened. It was an enchantment that overpowered my senses. It was without reason or scientific explanation…whenever she entered my presence. The world emptied into grayness with only her figure gleaming towards me. My heartbeat…


I love her…

“I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald


“Never ruin someone’s life with a lie, when your world can be destroyed with the truth.” – Me

Water Your Grass

Water Your Grass

“The grass is greener, where you water it.” – Neil Barringham Relationships are hard. They don’t just grow automatically. Those around us don’t always have all the answers. The grass isn’t always greener on the other side. You have to work at it – invest time and energy! In a balanced relationship, you both invest in…