'Let yourself believe' was the phrase that found a way into my wine-induced mind last night. As I walked home from Jenny's condo after a few hours of friend time and guilty pleasure reality TV, I hung out tightly to these three words hopeful that I'd remember in the morning. As expected, I forgot them. However, … Continue reading show (you) all the beauty you possess, if you only let yourself believe.
Il dolce far niente: "The sweetness of doing nothing". That's exactly what I've been instructed to be doing, or shall I say I've been instructed to do nothing. So after weeks of trying to rest more, I finally followed everyone's orders and took a sick day from work to do nothing but Rest, Rest, and More … Continue reading if i lay here, if i just lay here; would you lie with me and just forget the world?
About a month ago, at a bar/coffee shop five blocks away from my old apartment in downtown Columbus, eight twentysomethings sat at table engaged in laughs and conversation. If you need a visual, picture Central Perk minus the couch and many more beer glasses than coffee mugs. Oh, I should also point out that most of these people met … Continue reading look for the girl with the broken smile, ask her if she wants to stay awhile.
Darlene, one of the loves of my life, always knows the right things to say, even if I don't know the right question to ask. On Thursday afternoon she knew the right quote to share: Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it … Continue reading all i have are the choices i make.
I know I'm stressed or tired when I talk to my mom about boys, and I'm both stressed and tired when I bring up Casey to her. While my mom is one of my confidantes now, it wasn't always the case- due to my own lack of appreciation for her (most likely), so talking to … Continue reading don’t believe the things you tell yourself so late at night. you are your own worst enemy, you’ll never win the fight.
I've sat on this thought for a long time. Probably at least 6 years, if not more. But I'm not sure if I have ever voiced it out loud (to myself) or to anyone else. Instead it's an idea that has rolled around in my mind time-and-time-again, but I never knew how best to put those thoughts … Continue reading don’t you think 19 is too young to be played by your dark, twisted games?
Before I begin, I have to say that today is a very special day. Today my dear friends, Darlene & Paul are getting married!! And tomorrow they leave for their New Mexico honeymoon adventure. I couldn't be happier for these two lovely people and the love that they found in one another. It's a beautiful thing: … Continue reading we may look the same, but we are all changed completely forever.