they say summer love is fleeting. but sometimes what starts as a fling can lead to the real thing.

It shouldn't come as a surprise, but there's been no summer love for this girl.  Zilch. Nada. Niente.  Besides the green-shirted one night stand a few months ago, I have spent my summer nights in the company of many entertaining guests, sensational girlfriends, and an adorable toddler named Max.  Actually, those are the only people in Chicago that I wanted … Continue reading they say summer love is fleeting. but sometimes what starts as a fling can lead to the real thing.

day- dream- er.

There's no way I could describe him. What I've said is just what I'm hoping for. Daydreamer by Adele Usually after a weekend in Pittsburgh with my family, I feel refreshed and rejuvenated.  I'm typically ready to get back to the grind in Chicago, and the lights and sounds of the city immediately awaken my … Continue reading day- dream- er.

i know that i am nothing new. there’s so much more than me and you.

I can honestly say that I've never been so impressed by a guy in my life.  That alone makes it obvious that I'm crushing on someone- oh gosh, I even got weak in the knees before seeing him once.  Anyways, he's pretty fantastic.  Better than any fantasy my imaginative mind could concoct.  Certainly one of those guys … Continue reading i know that i am nothing new. there’s so much more than me and you.

“be open and receptive to love.”

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.”

everyone dreams but only a few realize their dreams.

We all have the ability…we just don't all have the courage to follow our dreams and to follow the signs. ~ Paulo Coelho I cannot even begin to tell you how exhausted I was last night other than to admit that I completely missed my bus stop (realizing it 4 stops later) and literally dragged … Continue reading everyone dreams but only a few realize their dreams.