If I had this blog at this time last year then I probably wouldn't have written a post entitled, Do the Things You'd Regret Not Doing. The date may have been January 15, 2010 or not...maybe a day or two after... because last year, on this date, I was traveling on the Megabus to Cleveland to spend the weekend … Continue reading when your birthday passed, and i didn’t call
As 2010 began I made a pact, witnessed by Adriana, that I was going to dedicate the year to me, myself, and I. In a crowded bar, in the hopping neighborhood of Lincoln Park (Chicago, IL), I set out to make 2010: My Year. Declaring it as "My Year" simply meant that, for once in my … Continue reading all my life i’ve tried, to make everybody happy while i, just hurt, and hide, waiting for someone to tell me it’s my turn to decide.
When people show you who they are, believe them. Maya Angelou If you want the truth, I have no idea what to say but I know I have to say something. I've been distracted all morning and Selena just asked me what was on my mind and, like I told her, "I have no idea." Maybe I … Continue reading begging for the truth, so i’m saying this to you.
Despite a late night, I woke up shortly after my 5:00 am alarm went off. Okay, I hit snooze 1,2,3, maybe 4 times, checking my email and reading a message from Alisha, but then I decided to physically get up. Remembering that I didn't want GLEE last night, I opted to incoporate it into my gettin' … Continue reading good morning, december.
George and Hazel. Hazel and George. These are the two precious faces that I woke up to every morning last week, and these are the faces that I wished to be woken up my this morning- however, no such luck. I'm back in Chicago, waking up in my little 1-bedroom apartment, with thoughts of Hazel … Continue reading oh darling, don’t you ever grow up, just stay this little. oh darling, don’t you every grow up, it could stay this simple. i won’t let nobody hurt you, won’t let no one break your heart, and no one will desert you. just try to never grow up.
Yesterday was a very long day. The alarm went off at 4 am and I think finally shut my bedroom light off around midnight. Those hours may or may not paint a clear-enough picture, but like I said, "It was a very long day." Both a good day and maybe a bad day (at parts); … Continue reading you think you’re lost, but you’re not lost. you’re not alone.
Standing on the platform in Evanston waiting for the Purple Line last night after work, a chill came over me. All I wanted was someone to put their arm around me. Is that asking too much? I tell you this because after having that thought, I immediately had another thought: That's not typical for me. … Continue reading drop everything now…meet me in the pouring rain…kiss me on the sidewalk…take the pain away.