“i just needed to do some good today”

I've been having a rough week. Actually, a rough two weeks.  I've been describing myself as "emotional", "exhausted", and "stressed" from the large amounts of school work being dealt my way.  On top of that, my heart has been "broken", "confused", and perhaps even a bit "cynical".  With a sore throat and earache today, and still … Continue reading “i just needed to do some good today”

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news flash, ladies: chivalry is apparently not completely dead.

I told him that he "made my day", which may not have been entirely true since I spent the evening with the adorable little Marcus (2 months old now).  An older gentleman walking behind me into my apartment building insisted on opening the door for me.  Without hesitation, after my heart-felt "Thank You" I expressed my … Continue reading news flash, ladies: chivalry is apparently not completely dead.

love, save the empty. save me.

"I used to have an appetite for my life but now it is gone. I want to go some place where I can marvel at something."   ~Elizabeth Gilbert, "Eat Pray Love" For reasons unbeknownst to yours truly, my appetite has vanished.  Literally and figuratively.  As far as food goes, all I seem to be desiring … Continue reading love, save the empty. save me.

the kindness of strangers…and craziness of others

After a 6 am flight from Memphis, I finally made it back to Chicago earlier this morning.  I have absolutely no intention of leaving this apartment today and enjoying this 1-day weekend of mine.  Tomorrow is Monday....rut-roh....but I'm not going to waste this day complaining about that. I have to give a shout-out to my … Continue reading the kindness of strangers…and craziness of others