Me: "I feel like I can be myself." Julie: "That's how you should always feel." For those of you who don't yet know her, Meet Julie. The beautiful friend I made during my freshman year at Kent State and one of my dear Ohio ladies that dreams about our joint-return to Columbus...one day (maybe)- and this … Continue reading friends say the words your heart says, but the difference is you like the sound of your friends’ voices better than your own.
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.
Maybe I'm homesick? I thought this as the possible explanation as I walked down from the children's hospital last night after volunteering, and again this morning on the way to the train station. Why do I feel so blah? Wasn't I just high on life last week, bouncing around the elementary school covered in paint … Continue reading are we falling or flying?
Last night after a rejuvenating spinning class with Stef (Thanks again, Stef!), I ran into a former friend from my hometown- right here in the big city of Chicago. Of course Facebook previously notified me of her arrival and we communicated via a few messages, but seeing her in the middle of the streets was a … Continue reading here in these deep city lights, a girl could get lost tonight. i’m finding every reason to be gone. nothing here to hold onto. could i hold you?
I can pinpoint three times in my life where I was truly happy. The first was in 7th grade, and other than being on successful basketball and soccer teams; having hot, popular boyfriends; and enjoying the company of a surplus of good friends- or so I thought at that time- I'm not really sure what else … Continue reading happiness: a right or a privilege?
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: because my heart is in ohio
As mentioned in Tuesday’s 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 … Continue reading june series: it is always the simple things that change our lives. and these things never happen when you are looking for them to happen.