we ain’t kids no more…

I'm sitting at one of my favorite Starbucks in Miami, staring out the window at the sky. On my left, the sky is covered in ominous clouds that threaten rain and fill me with a tinge of despair. On my right, a bright light blue sky with white streaks of shapeless clouds fills me with [...]

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Cognitive Dissonance — or, remind me who I am

I've been having this struggle lately (/slash/ not-so-lately) and I was thinking maybe you've been there too. Or maybe you'll be there someday. Or maybe you've seen someone who's been there. Or...whatever, the point is I asked myself, what's the best thing to do when I'm struggling a bit? explore, of course. sooo....shall we? [and [...]

one in a million…revisited.

I've talked about the idea that I've been told I'm one in a million billion before...like way-back-when-before-I-realized-I'm-not-everyone's-cup-of-tea before. I (serendipitously/universe-guided/Godwinked) ended up reading this post as I waited for my flight to board, in the middle of traveling and stressing and hoping. After reading my thoughts written about 2 1/2 years ago, the following things [...]

Soul(mates).

[soul(mates) & happy] I never believed in soul mates. Or at least not in the stereotypical sense of the term. You know, the "romantic, true love, meant to be united, destined and fated and together forever" sense. ...I still don't believe in that. But I do believe in soul(mates). Let's explore. I started thinking about [...]

who am i, darling, to you?

who am i, darling, to you? who am i, darling, for you? -Ben Howard, Promise [note: you should totally scroll down and play Ben Howard's Promise then come back up and start reading. it's good background music. and a pretty amazing song. ...just a suggestion. okay, carry on, friend.] So I had my supervisor ask [...]

Conversation in the Clouds.

Current goings on in my head are annoying. The back and forth is getting tiring...and old. This may be more of a venting post but I think there's some good thoughts for all of us to ponder toward the end so sticking through the crazyness if you can may be worth. Per uge (or as [...]

I take dating advice from a 21-year-old.

I take dating advice from a 21-year-old who's never been in a committed relationship. It's true. My sister is 21, hasn't been in a committed relationship, and is the person I go to for dating advice. & I'm learning it might actually be a good things. Here's why: Maybe it's because she isn't jaded by [...]