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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Chipped.

I think Parenthood is ruining/enlightening me. Clouds? ...? yeah, yeah, I got it friend..you need some exploring, right? yeah. I got you. Let's explore. I've been binge-watching marathoning Parenthood on Netflix. It's a great show about family and relationships. about the ups and the downs. about marriage and divorce and disabilities and addiction... mostly, it's [...]

“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 [...]

there’s always music playing in my head — or living deliberately.

i think i've recently learned a few things about the way my mind works. some of these things make me question my sanity. not enough obviously to make any changes at the moment. that would be too logical. instead, just a tad. just enough to maintain that constant thinking and re-thinking i find myself doing. [...]

let’s not mention everything i dabble in — or woe is me, just this once.

I’ve wanted to write about why I think I may just end up an old spinster. About how I get asked why I’m single and don’t provide an answer even though I have a hunch. About how people, guys, call me beautiful. About how I’m not even sure what that means exactly, how I don’t [...]

“My hopes the wind done scattered” — or happy travels

[Inspiration & happy] I write this 30,000 feet above ground. in my favorite place: amongst the clouds. returning from my 4th trip in this 2012 year. Again returning reinvigorated and reinspired. (I"m noticing a trend here.) By the time I was 17, and having known only Chicago, Durango, Mexico, and the mostly desolate highway that [...]