let’s all sing it together: “it’s a small world after all”

To sum up this past weekend best, I'll say that, Chicago is a big city but it's such a small world.  The whirlwind that was this past weekend- and really week- reminded me of both of these concepts.  Take today (Sunday night is when I'm writing this) for instance.  Within an hour of waking up I found myself on a bus … Continue reading let’s all sing it together: “it’s a small world after all”

it’s not always rainbows and butterflies

Another whirlwind week for this girl.  Again I find myself in disbelief that it is Friday night.  What even happened this week?  Being sick is what threw a curveball into my typical routine, and oh yeah, my friend Laura was in town for 1.5 days.  Now it's all coming back to me... I sit here … Continue reading it’s not always rainbows and butterflies

all you need is your girl friends

Let me first say that I spent my lunch break beginning a post highlighting my thoughts on this Moan-day.  To put it best, today was not my day.  But I've had many days like this to learn that you really do have to experience bad days like this one in order to appreciate the good … Continue reading all you need is your girl friends

the reason one writes isn’t the fact she wants to say something. she writes because she has something to say.

The long 4th of July weekend is coming to an end, and not one post has been typed by these fingers.  But let me tell you that I've stared at this computer screen each of the past three days- multiple times- trying to capture all of the rubbish going on in my mind into words. Nothing.  Blogger's … Continue reading the reason one writes isn’t the fact she wants to say something. she writes because she has something to say.

these are the moments

You cannot perceive beauty, but with a serene mind.       Henry David My friend, Laura, had a Facebook status up a few weeks ago that read: This morning on my run I was able to be still for a moment and thank God for the beautiful day, the pleasure of running and be thankful for where … Continue reading these are the moments