When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. (Nora Ephron) Sixteen months ago to the day, I found myself on an A*MAY*ZING first date with a guy I met the week before at a country bar on … Continue reading yes, yes, yes!
Tonight, for the first time in at least a year, I got off my Brown Line stop and headed down Diversey to the apartment at roughly a decent hour for a weekday night. (Around 6 pm, I believe.) Actually, after getting off the train and heading home- with a detour through Trader Joe's first- I wondered,Wait, did I make … Continue reading the sun goes down, the stars come out. and all that counts is here and now. my universe will never be the same. i’m glad you came.
"What makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful." I heard this line earlier in the week while listening to an online presentation on vulnerability (link here) and had one of those Time Stops moments. With me writing about this now- days later- it's obvious that this line has been on my mind. What makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful. Do me a … Continue reading what makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful.
In order to write this post to the best of my ability, I must admit that I've been watching The Bachelorette this season. Now in mentioning this, it is necessary to remind you that I've stuck with my boycott and haven't watched a single episode of The Bachelor since the Jake-Choosing-Vienna moment shook my guilty … Continue reading if i talk really slowly, if i try real hard to make my point dear, that you have my heart. here i go. i’d tell you but you already know.
Birthday girl, Dina, ironically gave me a gift yesterday in the form of serenity and clarity as she shared this quote: "Be ready for love when it does come. Prepare the field and be ready to nourish love. Be loving, and you will be lovable. Be open and receptive to love." First let me say … Continue reading “be open and receptive to love.”
"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 woke up thinking about him the other morning. "Him" being that boy that I used to wake up every morning thinking about, not to mention fall asleep thinking about and waking in the middle of the night, tossing and turning, trying not to think about him. From what I remember, he appeared in my dream … Continue reading regrets and mistakes, they’re memories made. who would have known how bittersweet this would taste.
As little girls we begin our forever quest to Find Love. We go to bed dreaming of Prince Charming waking us up with His Kiss and taking us away to Happily Ever After. Brainwashed by fairy tales and romantic comedies throughout our rose-tinted adolescence, we find ourselves infatuated with the Idea of Love. Our Imagination fools us … Continue reading everybody says they’ll never fall again, but everybody does.
~ Once in awhile, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale. ~ One of my little BFFs, Michella, asked me yesterday if there was a boy (in my life), to which I gave a blushing "Maybe... Kinda...I don't know...I hope so" response. The 7-year old (going on … Continue reading i’m not a princess. this ain’t a fairy tale.
Chuck: Two people that are meant to be together will eventually find their way back. Blair: Do you really think that? Chuck: I do. Blair: So do I. I found myself watching the final Chuck-Blair scene of Gossip Girl’s The Witches of Brunswick episode last night and rolling my eyes as the on-and-off-again couple recited the lines … Continue reading i don’t believe in fate (anymore). i believe in coincidence, choice, and possibilty.