Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. ~Mother Teresa My brother called me last night which was unexpected but completely welcomed. I miss him. In the middle of our brother-sister bonding/soul-searching conversation, he said … Continue reading she always has the best intentions. her kindess is innate.
I woke up this morning and apparently it's August. Instead of wondering how that is possible, I have to admit that I'm just glad that July is over. This past month was a rough one for me with many bad days and few good ones. As the saying goes, you have to put up the … Continue reading dear august, please be good to me.
Happy Birthday, Nick!! What can I say about my brother? I love that boy so much!! He's twenty-five today and I have visions of the past twenty-fives years running through my mind. Okay, maybe not all twenty-fives years since pictures & parents' stories are the only thing that provides me with any rememberance of our first … Continue reading twenty-five years with my brother
Yes, that's me. My little brother, Nick, and me at the beach when we were 2 years old and 4 years old, respectively. We're pretty stinkin' cute, if I can say so myself. I love him so much! He was actually such a terror at that age, if you couldn't grasp that from the photo. … Continue reading you know what i don’t know. maybe there’s something wrong with me. because its not natural, its not womanly, maybe i am cold and heartless and dead inside.
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: your whole life is about to change in a way that it will never be the same again. you’re opening a new chapter and you have to give a proper goodbye to the old one. you don’t want to miss these moments, even the sad ones, because you’ll never get them back again. so enjoy this time, let it wash over you so that your memories of it are strong.
I swore I'd never do it. Promised to stand strong and resist the pressures of my generation. However, the day has come where the leader has become a follower. I surrendered... I am now on Twitter. This letter "t" is my scarlet letter for trader. The guilt is running through my veins...but let me explain my reasons, … Continue reading twitter me this, twitter me that
If you could have a romantic affair with any fictional character, who would you choose? This was a discussion question posted on the 20something blogger website this past week and after scanning through the responses I decided to post my own character of desire: Noah Calhoun from The Notebook because I love how he never … Continue reading nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.
Somehow my weekend in Pittsburgh is almost over. Where does time go? I knew that I had a lot of things to get in over these past few days, but I'm still not sure why I didn't have more 'me' time. This is actually the first trip back that I haven't had a chance to … Continue reading back to chi-town
Since I couldn't find the words to say during a conversation with my mom this morning, I'm going to express it here. Like I've said before, I do not function (well) before breakfast and my coffee. Mmmm....coffee. I should have just called this blog "Coffee Snob" or "Coffee is my Boyfriend" since it seems to … Continue reading my brother