Trigger Warning The following narrative contains mentions of death, child abuse, and sexual molestation. Please do not read any further if reading about real life abuse is triggering. Adolescence brought with it an entirely new set of challenges. There I struggled with my past and the now disintegrated relationship with my father. As I gotContinue reading “Crossroads: Part Three, Adolescence”
Author Archives: Amethyst
Crossroads: Part Two, Childhood
I have four half-sisters and six half-brothers. I am my mother’s only child, while my father has children from previous relationships. My early years in school were very productive, though I was often sick. In kindergarten, I missed about eighty days from school because I was out sick with various illnesses. There was not everContinue reading “Crossroads: Part Two, Childhood”
Crossroads: Part One, Introduction
The clock chimes four as the afternoon sun pours through my windows this crisp, October afternoon. Sitting here at my desk, I began to reflect upon my life and the path this journey has taken me so far. I see glimpses of the past like photos on a wall. I feel the warmth of theContinue reading “Crossroads: Part One, Introduction”
Trying Something Different
Over the next couple of weeks, I want to try something different. I will be starting a mini series of sorts. I plan for it to be autobiographical, and a reflection on some things in the past, as well as up to present day. It’s not a particularly long history; I’ve only been around forContinue reading “Trying Something Different”
As this is my first blog, I’m still learning my way around creating content, engaging with followers, and everyday maintenance. Because of this, I was thinking about the importance of setting goals, and how this applies specifically to the birth of this blog. It all started with an idea. Most things do, really. My friendsContinue reading “Goal Setting”
How Entertainment Can Heal
I originally posted this to twitter, and Neil Gaiman himself was gracious enough to respond. At the time I wrote this nearly exactly a year ago on September 26, 2019, I was going through a time of great emotional turmoil and upheaval. I was struggling to manage my depression and anxiety, and I was consumedContinue reading “How Entertainment Can Heal”
Good Omens is Love
Love is the steady heartbeat of the TV adaptation of “Good Omens” by Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.
This twitter post is everything I’ve been trying to put into words for so long after rewatching Good Omens, and doing deep dives into what makes these characters tick… Click the title or image to read more.
What exactly is this blog about? What is anything about, really? Life is a series of actions and choices strung together by stardust and chance. This is just a place for thoughts to rest on their journey into the universe. Who am I? I am a person who loves to learn. I am fascinated byContinue reading “Introductions”