What were my parent's dreams? They had aspirations before I came into the picture. I was adopted very late in their lives, compared to most other families. So what did they want to do? Did they do everything before I was born, or did I halt their train and set a new course? Why does … Continue reading When all is said and done, there’s still more
I came back to a disjointed family. It feels like my own fault for never seeing any cracks in my family’s relationship. As a child, my parents tried so hard to shelter me from their inter-personal problems. I remember having so many McDonald’s Happy Meal toys. Why? Because my dad was a fast food worker … Continue reading I came back to a disjointed family.
Every moment I spent as a wander-lusting child inched my identity closer and closer towards who I am today. To this exact second, the identity I embrace is evolving. The memories I hold closest to my heart are each linked by two denominators: my education and music. My elementary school days, the day in middle … Continue reading Kristen: A Mildly Put Together Musical Autobiography
Dear Mom and Dad, I have never been a totally dramatic, problematic child (I hope). I was not sixteen and pregnant, I never was a truant or received a single detention, I had a 3.89 GPA in high school, I was in my high school band and a leader to others, I had friends, good … Continue reading A Letter from a Disappointment