If I took a shot every time one of my teachers said, "When you enter the real world next year..." during my senior year of high school, I would have been drunk more times than I was in college. (Okay, probably not entirely true but you get the point.) We all now know that for the … Continue reading my friends from high school married their high school boyfriends; moved into houses in the same zip code where their parents live. but i, i could never follow.
"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.
He asked me if I was okay, and after a few minutes of hesitation and one attempt at a lie I wrote back, "No...but I just wanted you to distract me." This was the truth. Of course he called me back, even though I really didn't need him to. He asked what was going on and … Continue reading i’ll be honest with you and you’ll be honest with me.
If I run, will you run after me? If I walk, will you wait patiently? If I fall, will you have sympathy? If I run, if I run, will you run after me? If I Run by The Harters In the land before blogs there were diaries, or journals as we prefer to call them. If I was a betting … Continue reading one more unfinished song
Some people say that "it's just a kiss", and as you get older you'll mostly hear "it's only sex" and/or "marriage is just a piece of paper". Do me a favor: Don't believe these things. If 'a kiss is just a kiss', then why do you sometimes find yourself with weak knees and butterflies in your stomach? Explain that, cynics! … Continue reading even a kiss on new year’s eve isn’t ‘just a kiss’.
George and Hazel. Hazel and George. These are the two precious faces that I woke up to every morning last week, and these are the faces that I wished to be woken up my this morning- however, no such luck. I'm back in Chicago, waking up in my little 1-bedroom apartment, with thoughts of Hazel … Continue reading oh darling, don’t you ever grow up, just stay this little. oh darling, don’t you every grow up, it could stay this simple. i won’t let nobody hurt you, won’t let no one break your heart, and no one will desert you. just try to never grow up.