Trust

I saw something the other day that said “Don’t compare, people don’t post their failures.” And it got me thinking about what failure is. What it means. When I feel like one. What I do to NOT feel like one. And then I thought, ok-so-when did it become so terrible to fail? When did getting […]

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Light leaning

Daylight savings is upon us and although the days are now going to be blessedly brighter, the night’s lose some dark and it takes my body some time to rectify the loss of even an hour of sleep. I awoke today groggy, swollen and heartsore. A bad fight with John has left us shuffling around […]

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Out and about

Today Mom and I went shopping in places we haven’t been to in years. Our old haunts. We meandered through Target, stopped in AC Moore, got a tea (and a cookie) at Starbucks, and shuffled through Barnes and Noble. There were a few more places we hit, all for the sake of getting things done […]

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The choosing

I think there are moments that are in suspension of choosing. And I think when you see these moments are upon you, you have to give in to the weightlessness of being untethered. And let whatever will be, be And then I think you need to choose. And when you choose, know it’s ok to […]

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A bowl of lemons

I am frantic about Target. I go searching for the perfect accents for the apartment and come up empty handed against my bank account. I am looking for the big things too, rugs and curtain rods, bed side tables and mirrors and a bed frame. You know, big things and little things. And of course […]

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Bright

Today, while at work, I was feeling particularly down and out about life. The night before I was watching Harry Potter and Dumbledore uttered his famous quote: “Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” All day long, I kept saying to myself: “Turn on […]

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A man

Get you a man who says “yes” when you decide to go to Ikea last minute. Or Target. Or Mom’s house. Get you man who says “yes” when you ask for his help to hang up twinkle lights instead of curtains. or artwork. Or your coat. Get you a man who says “yes” when you […]

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Time slip

I have these moments, you see, where it doesn’t make any sense. And I’m retracing my steps backwards to find out when it stopped feeling like me. I can’t trace them back far enough, I guess that’s the thing about growing. You can’t go backwards, unlearn the lessons or stitch up the hurt places in a way […]

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