I Grew Up in a Castle

A tale about my childhood home.

Photo by Andreas Weilguny on Unsplash

I grew up in a castle.

It was gated around the front — posts and beams so tall I had to stand up on my tiptoes to peer over the edges and see the outside world. The right side was guarded by a stone wall. We would always climb on top of the carefully laid rocks, holding our arms out like birds and balancing our way across the cliff. “Get down from…

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Analee

Analee

Trained counselor turned barista, on a mission to abandon the perfectionism engrained within me and find joy and wellness, inside and out. ig: @analeemyra