“Mi gusto es” – or momentary reflection on the awesomeness of randomness

So here’s the scene: I’m driving to work. a little late. as usual. (late in the “I like to be on time so I tell myself that I need to leave by 7:15 so that I actually exit my house and enter my car by 730 so I can make it to work by 7:55” [...]

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“concentrating on falling apart” — or on rebuilding

We're concentrating on falling apart. We were contenders, we're throwing the fight But I just wanna believe..." -- Brand New i should be sleeping. more so than most nights probably. but i'm not. mostly-probably-perhaps because i find myself stuck in that vicious cycle. again. you know, that one that causes me to fight til i'm [...]

“the inner progressiveness of love” – or on losing balance

Th[e] inner progressiveness of love between two human beings is a most marvelous thing; it cannot be found by looking for it or by passionately wishing for it. It is a sort of divine accident, and the most wonderful of all things in life. -Sir Hugh Walpole i don’t know how to describe what happened [...]

“the passion and the pain are going to keep you alive someday” – or silver linings…literally

so, i got to get away. for a bit. 3 and a half days to be exact. just enough. just enough to be re-inspired. justenought to be re-invigorated. just enough to (re)learn some lessons. just enough to realize some truths. just enough to see the silver linings… the trip entailed a 2 1/2 hour flight [...]

“living life gets hard to do” – or 525,600 minutes, living, and my limbo

A year. Or 525, 600 if we wanna be dramatic (according to Rent anyway -- i've always been fond of how musicals can make life's struggles seem just a tad less...struggle-y). but anywho, that’s how long I have to wait, whether it's measured in daylights or sunsets or anything else. it's too long to figure [...]

that’ll never be me — or surrendering to discomfort.

I’m sitting in a local coffee shop. Finally found one that isn’t Starbucks so my heart flutters a little as it reminds me of my time in Austin. Anyway, I’m sitting here having just finished an early morning yoga session, done out of necessity and randomness and sleepy decisions. I walk out to my car [...]