Lost in Translation – Conclusion (Death)

My cousin Gregory was born six months before me.  He was my cousin by blood but he was my brother by love.  He was my world.  And as an only child to have someone in your life who fills the void of a sibling is an angel.  He was my angel.  I loved him moreContinue reading “Lost in Translation – Conclusion (Death)”

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Lost in Translation – Part 3 (The Resignation)

I felt like I was breaking up with someone that I’d been in a relationship with for years.   One of those relationships where they are not totally to blame and you just had to find any reason to leave them because you felt like you were being suffocated. I looked my boss in theContinue reading “Lost in Translation – Part 3 (The Resignation)”

Lost in Translation – Part 2 (Drinking & Driving)

7:30am I just fell asleep 4 hours ago. I have the worst case of insomnia. Always have. I forced myself to go to sleep because I knew the alarm clock was against me. I hit the snooze button 8 times when will it get the message. Why does it hate me so? I look overContinue reading “Lost in Translation – Part 2 (Drinking & Driving)”

Lost in Translation – Part 1

I looked in the mirror and I couldn’t even recognize myself. There was not even a vague resemblance of who I was. It hurt, looking at myself hurt, because it wasn’t me. I had been washed away. All my dreams and ambitions swept under a door mat called corporate. Consumed by steady paychecks. I wokeContinue reading “Lost in Translation – Part 1”