when you throw your hands up in the air and say, ‘i don’t care anymore’ that’s when things happen.

Everyone has an opinion, and everyone- especially our own mother- feel the need to share their thoughts with you over and over again.  When you're twenty-seven years old like me, you've heard the "If it was me..." and "Remember everything happens for a reason" speeches so many times that you've grown accustomed to tuning them out even before those 'words of wisdom' are … Continue reading when you throw your hands up in the air and say, ‘i don’t care anymore’ that’s when things happen.

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don’t let your dreams be dreams

God bless my dear friend, Stef.  I say this for many reasons but today I write expressing my gratitude for her with regards to the fact that she put up with my stuffed-up, barking cough, low-energy self last night for an evening date at Starbucks.  Now there are very few things that I’m up to … Continue reading don’t let your dreams be dreams

500 days of chicago

This is a story of girl meets city.  The city, Chicago, Illinois (aka The Windy City) is home to many hopeless dreamers and Midwestern cynics, as well as Michigan Avenue (aka The Magnificant Mile), Wrigley Field (Home of the Cubs), the former Sears Tower (now called the Willis Tower..yeah, whatever is right), the El, Lollapolooza, Navy … Continue reading 500 days of chicago

this is the first day of my life

Good morning.  I woke up groggy this morning- which is no surprise since my alarm goes off at 5 am- but I found myself quite alert after my shower.  I won't indulge you as to why other than to say that I found a nice little pick-me-up in my Inbox this morning.  This made the morning commute … Continue reading this is the first day of my life