I swear, I'm not anti-social. In fact, I need socialization. I crave belonging, and I long for friendship, conversation and laughter like anyone else. I just do socialization a little differently than you do.
My life is full to the brim of photos depicting a life that looks nothing like the one I planned to have, but oh, how unremarkably beautiful it all is.
Here's something I never thought I'd say: I am incredibly grateful for my time of singleness.
Have you ever walked through a door, entered a room and felt instantly at home? There, in that place, the stresses of the day melt away. Whatever happened up until the moment you stepped over that threshold fades to distant murmurs in the background, and serene feelings of peace wrap around you like a well-worn blanket. You … Continue reading Nostalgic about Niches: A Friday night musing captured
Where is home located for the vagabonds and those whose hearts were simply born restless?
So, I'm moving.
I used to think there was so much romance in being a tortured soul.
Warning: Super personal post about to blow. Also. 3 things I wish I knew in my early 20's, and 3 things I'd like to do before 30.
Have you ever walked through a door, entered a room and felt instantly at home? There, in that place, the stressers of the day melt away. Whatever happened up until the moment you stepped over that threshold fades to distant murmurs in the background. A serene feeling of peace wrapping around you like an old … Continue reading The Niche Factor
So many great realizations come in coffee shops. Realizations revolving around life, love, hope, helplessness and happiness... And sometimes, occasionally, even about coffee. I was sitting in Starbucks late this afternoon when I became incredibly aware that I was home again. After four years away (four years that might as well have been a life … Continue reading Coffee Shop Awakening