let me tell you a thing or two about the phenomenon known as “friends with benefits”…

No matter what anyone says, I'll tell you that friends with benefits can work.  I know this because I've been in two friends with benefits situations and they've helped me understand why they can work, as well as why they can't.  But I'll focus on why they can, which coincidentally draws upon why they can't.  … Continue reading let me tell you a thing or two about the phenomenon known as “friends with benefits”…

two single ladies, two bottles of wine, one rooftop, and a whole lot to talk about.

Last night my friend, Sadie, and I toasted our glasses of wine to some good quality girl time on a rooftop overlooking downtown Chicago.  Two single twentysomethings deciding to escape the stresses of everyday life thru wine & friend therapy.  With a cool breeze, sporadic raindrops, and the always enjoyable Chicago skyline, Sadie and I found ourselves in an easy-flowing … Continue reading two single ladies, two bottles of wine, one rooftop, and a whole lot to talk about.

pick me. choose me.

Another day, another Grey's Anatomy quote running through my mind.  This line was from those early seasons of the Addison- Derek - Meredith love triangle.  I can still hear Meredith's voice cry out, "Pick me. Choose me. Love me."  I remember thinking how desperate she sounded; how weak.  All because of a guy?  Because of … Continue reading pick me. choose me.

i should steal you away. in the middle of the night, come take your heart.

"Don't be afraid to fall in love. It's the only thing that matters in life. Fall in love with as many things as possible. Fall in love over & over & over because in the end that's all that really matters."  This line from Country Strong is notably one of my most favorite lines ever- for obvious … Continue reading i should steal you away. in the middle of the night, come take your heart.

“i’m sure i’ll find a way to ruin this somehow.”

Well kids, the sun has been shining here in Chicago, allowing us to flirt with the notion that winter may F.I.N.A.L.L.Y. be on its way out the door.  So after the sad goodbyes to Kristin & Cindy (Kristin's mom) early this morning, I pulled myself together- as much as possible-  and headed downtown to the office.  As soon as … Continue reading “i’m sure i’ll find a way to ruin this somehow.”