As fireworks lit up the Chicago skyline on Monday night, I laid in my bed falling asleep to the sounds of my city as memories began flashing through my mind. Alone in my apartment for the first time in ten nights, the booms from the finale reminded me that another Fourth of July had passed- and somehow it was … Continue reading it’s not always fireworks and shooting stars; sometimes it’s a simple spark within that whispers, ‘you’re on your way’.
...the fortune teller who read my tarot cards on New Year's Eve also told me, "... you don't sleep well." Oddly enough, on that night I found myself thinking, No, I sleep fine. Last night, as I tossed and turned with anxiety and a multitude of thoughts, I realized that she was right. I don't sleep … Continue reading and breathe, just breathe.
On a dimly lit bar patio in downtown Cleveland, appropriately named The Wonder Bar, an hour after 2011 officially began, I found myself engaged in an endearing conversation with a stranger. As a friend and/or loyal blog reader of mine, you know this is far from uncommon for me; however, this wasn't one of my typical … Continue reading “at some point… you gotta let go and sit still and allow contentment to come to you.”