My heart broke a little bit more today. Twice actually. Twice over a 5-minute period. After hearing about a complication in a friend's health, I left his hospital room to find myself behind a sobbing woman, whom I presume just lost a loved one. I walked as slowly as I could just wishing that I could … Continue reading god, sometimes life really isn’t fair.
When discovering about my pending move to Chicago (about three years ago), my dad informed me that my recent graduate self once announced that I was going to apply for grad school in Chicago. I guess I found some program- maybe journalism- at Northwestern and was convinced that it was the place for me. Small college … Continue reading august 29, 2011: grad school.
I really don't know where to begin. Gosh, I don't even know what to say. But I do feel like I need to say something. For my own sake, I need to say something. On my last post I shared that I had a big decision to make, and I'm (sorta) happy to report that I … Continue reading you look at the world with large brown eyes searching, believing, always wondering why.
The Zac Brown Band instructs me to, "Quiet your mind. Soak it all in. Enjoy the ride." Thanks for the advice, Zac. I promise I'm trying my best to do just that; however, it's a difficult task when it comes to something you're so passionate about. Something that you truly feel is your calling life. … Continue reading decisions, decisions
Monday, I'll give you the benefit of the doubt because I know it's tough to follow this A*MAY*ZING weekend of mine. And work, it's downright impossible to measure up to two adorable kids, Max (22 mos) and Tommy (6 yrs), beautiful friends, and the fabulous Make-A-Wish Foundation. But still, you could have at least put up some … Continue reading and there’s this burning, like there’s always been. i’ve never been so alone; and i’ve, i’ve never felt so alive.
Meet my 7-year old BFF, Michaella. And look at all of that sugar that she surrounded us with! My teeth hurt just looking at it. After a few weeks of making valentines for friends & family members, Michaella hosted a party for her friends- which turned out to be a surprise for me when I came in … Continue reading michaella & me
Darlene, one of the loves of my life, always knows the right things to say, even if I don't know the right question to ask. On Thursday afternoon she knew the right quote to share: Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it … Continue reading all i have are the choices i make.