I felt my defenses rising as my parents began their inquiry last night on my plans...my finances...my love life (or lack thereof). Wait....my love life? What love life? And did the word 'husband' really come from my father's mouth? Did my mother actually compliment me for being guarded when it comes to guys? Wow...and none … Continue reading you need someone to take care of you. everybody does.
August 3, 2010 marks what I believe to be the 37th wedding anniversary for my parents. Congratulations!! Not only have they been married that long (give or take a year), but they have been together for at least 7 additional years- dating since they were 17 years old. A.MAY.ZING. They are certain role models for … Continue reading happy anniversary to my parents.
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.
The kids arrived on Friday afternoon after a 9 hours drive from Pittsburgh and departed this morning for their dreaded return trip. While I'm definitely craving some 'me' time and a strong desire to get myself back on schedule, I really am disappointed to see them go. Not only did I enjoy their company, but … Continue reading four days and four nights with my parents
You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing, but what you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself. ~Alan Alda I inherited a … Continue reading well the truth, yeah it hurts to say, i’m gonna pack up my bags and i’m gonna go away
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.