The Boxes We Live In by Akanksha Lal

Topic: Boxes When I read this word here it reminded me of the boxes we all lock ourselves into. The boxes called ego. I just look at the two year old next door who has no big ego. He walks around like a king fully unconcerned about who is thinking what. Isn’t that a great … Continue reading

Pack Up by Dayle Lynne

Topic: Boxes I used to look forward to moving. I did it so frequently as a child that I learned to embrace it. Every move was a chance to start over, a chance to make new friends, a chance to discover new things. My mom-mom’s house in East Falls had a backyard full of “gold … Continue reading

Outside the Online Dating Profile Box by Kimberly

Topic: Boxes Working in a female-dominated industry, having mostly married friends, I’m sure it won’t surprise you to learn that the supply of eligible bachelors isn’t abundant in my world. Lately, I’ve been considering remedying the situation by subscribing to an online dating service. Again. I’ve been there, done that. Several times. And it’s not … Continue reading

Striving to Be Box Free by Kelly Sajonia

Topic: Boxes Boxes. There are many in baseball. There’s a catcher’s box, the batter’s box, and two coach’s boxes found in foul territory by first and third base. There are the highly coveted box seats for spectators too. When it comes to baseball, I find there is another box; it’s the one people attempt to … Continue reading

An Affair by Deidre Murphy

Topic: Boxes There was no money to buy an upcoming birthday present. There was a paper box. There was a perfect image on the computer. There were my water colors. There was my paper collection. Paper has fascinated me ever since I can remember. Every new piece intrigues me with its uniqueness, its smell, its … Continue reading

Warning Signs That Your Business is Under Attack by Melissa Agnes

Topic: Warning Signs We work hard everyday. If we’re lucky our business becomes one of our passions and as passionate people we like to see our hard work turn to results, which in turn turns to success. Being in today’s market we know that taking our business online is crucial to that success. Said simply, … Continue reading

Warning Signs by Adam Sancic

Topic: Warning Signs It had caused what I at the time considered to be mostly minor inconveniences. The inability to develop friendships beyond a certain point. A knack for ending personal relationships prematurely; from what were often warrantless assumptions and unfounded accusations. It had become a convenient buffer for me…allowing me to never worry about … Continue reading

The Way We Were by Chris Gallagher

Topic: Warning Signs Looking back from the sanctuary of the present day it’s hard to imagine the furore that ensued when marriage between a man and a woman was abolished in the late 21st century. When marriage between the sexes was finally declared illegal in 2097 it was stated by some that earlier warning signs … Continue reading

Seeing What We Don’t Want to See by Dayle Lynne

Author’s Caution:  If you are a self-injurer, the following post could contain triggers. topic: Warning Signs I was 14 years old when I cut myself for the first time. I wasn’t very adept at it. I used an industrial razor blade I found on top of the refrigerator. I dragged it across the back of … Continue reading

Get Out! by Deidre Murphy

Topic: Warning Signs The building swayed. But it always did to weather the harbor winds. A slight percussion just before was what broke my concentration. In early to finish something due in the afternoon, I was on a roll. The piece was flowing; it was working. I went back to it. Bustle and noise sounded … Continue reading