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We are all told, “do what makes you happy”; I am here now to try just that. I quit my day job after a family tragedy and am on the journey to figure it all out.  Annitsa (It's Ukrainian.) serves as a vessel to project my discoveries and clue in my loyal readers as to what inspires me in this crazy world. So, sit back, don't relax--get excited!--and read on.  All main site photos by Jenna Jones.


June 4, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Valley Village...

August 28, 2018

This is far too overdue.  I've been thinking about it for a long time, wondering how to even start.  I can't adequately do it justice, but I have to say it today.  My mom.  Pam.  I've felt she's deserved a book written about how extraordinary she is.  See, she's the on...

August 19, 2018

Tonight I find myself sitting alone in my room, crying.  It's the kind of flooding tears that come about from something that has been stirring inside for a long while.  The thing about trauma is that it doesn't go away.  Just like all of life that happened before....

July 22, 2018

He reached out to grab my hand, interlacing his fingers with mine so seamlessly that I hardly noticed but to feel the jump in my heart.  Sure that I was the one to fill his mind tonight.  Such a small declaration to produce so much anticipation.  His eyes looked soft a...

July 22, 2018

 This is a photo of most of the Sprynczynatyks circa 1995 wishing you all the love.  Whenever my dad would go on business trips we would say goodbye at the airport (back when you could still go to the gate without having a ticket) and give this heart gesture.  We make...

November 2, 2016

Photo by Travis Grossen

I wrote about you once.  Not on paper, but in the folds of my brain.  I told a story that was only for me--a dream that I was too scared to share out loud.  No one would ever know.  Just like one can’t ever really know a person....

October 23, 2016

Photo by Vladislav Muslakov 

Ladies and gentlemen, I have been here many many times before.  In fact, it seems like I’ve been living with some form of heartbreak or another for the last decade.  Now don’t you for a minute feel sorry for me!  This post isn’t about s...

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