The richest you’ve ever been

In order to discuss the time when I was at my richest, I believe it is important first to define the word rich. What does it mean to be rich? I’ll admit, my initial thoughts went straight to money. To be rich means to possess large sums of money, but upon further thinking, I considered …

Going it alone

You wake up and know exactly what time it is. It’s your first thought. Your second thought is to turn off your alarm, which could mean actually turning it off or only turning it off for five to ten more minutes. If that’s the case, if you’re the snooze type, then the second time you …

The Worst

When you first step out of a shower and it’s the absolute coldest of all the cold rooms you’ve ever been in...Let me break it down for you. You’re in the shower. It took a second, but you finally got it to the right temperature. The steam is rolling around you. It’s a little trippy …

Comfort

Comfort The glow of fire Your own pillow Your dog’s favorite spot The temperature of the library Laying in warm sand My best friend's laugh All the things about coffee Hearing the first note of that one song Pancakes That movie you can only watch alone Sleepytime tea Being awake for a good sunrise My …

There are often three reasons for something: the reason we tell others, the reason we tell ourselves, and the real reason. Write about the war among the three.

In most situations, the reason we tell others, the reason we tell ourselves, and the real reason all have truth to them. The reason you tell others is always legitimate, however, it is not always fully true. The reason we tell ourselves might very well be true but it all depends on how well you …

Pick a classic fairy tale, and set it in your modern-day hometown

Fifteen miles off the New Jersey coastline lives a beautiful mermaid. She has a turquoise tale that shimmers when the light catches it and long red hair that flows serenely through the water. She spends most of her days swimming around her father’s palace collecting treasures. Her name is Ariel and today is Ariel’s fifteenth …