We search for happiness everywhere, but we are like Tolstoy's fabled beggar who spent his life sitting on a pot of gold, under him the whole time. Your treasure--your perfection--is within you already. But to claim it, you must leave the commotion of the mind and abandon the desires of the ego and enter into the … Continue reading silence of the heart.
The post I wrote on Sunday, October 10th will explain the ideas behind the Unsent Love Letter Mix Tape series, and if it still doesn’t make sense to you, well then, at least it makes sense to me. The writer. The blogger. The girl behind the computer. Call me what you will but these are … Continue reading unsent love letter mix tape: track 5
It didn't take long after moving to Chicago in late November 2008 that I swore I would never live here to see another winter in this city. Brr, was that one brrrrrutal! That was almost two years ago and the weather these past few days has indicated that my third Chicago winter is quickly approaching. … Continue reading i’ve lived those seven days a thousand times. moments, now they’re all a blur, except for every second and every word.
July 18, 2003. I'll never forget the significance of that date, even if no one else knows of its relevance. That was seven years ago. Seven years. I was a very inexperienced nineteen year old at the time, on the verge on a life-changing adventure as I attended my orientation day at OU. I was … Continue reading we were both young when i first saw you. i close my eyes and the flashback starts…
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination. If this John Lennon quote has any accuracy to it then (for the most part) reality TV is definitely not reality. I know, what an earth-shattering remark for me to make this morning. I'm halfway through my coffee so the neurons are firing away up here in Skokie, IL. … Continue reading promise me you’ll never let me go on a reality show
No matter where life takes me and what's going on in the little world of K, I find I can always close my eyes, take a deep breath, and imagine my beloved college days in Athens as though it was just yesterday. For those few moments I am at peace. Lost in the memories of my past, … Continue reading so many people have come and gone, their faces fade as the years go by. yet i still recall as i wander on, it’s more than a feeling.
As mentioned in a previous post, I am going to divulge the details from my past, well since graduating high school, up until this point. This June marks my 4th anniversary as an Ohio U alum, and therefore I feel the need to look back on all of my Junes, beginning with June 2002- when I graduated from … Continue reading june series: your whole life is about to change in a way that it will never be the same again. you’re opening a new chapter and you have to give a proper goodbye to the old one. you don’t want to miss these moments, even the sad ones, because you’ll never get them back again. so enjoy this time, let it wash over you so that your memories of it are strong.