You Can’t Say Yes to Everything: a short lesson on breathing and boundaries
Dear exhausted and overworked friend, I know you mean well. I know you have the best intentions. I know you think that it’s just another “rough patch” and if you push through, there’ll be peace and rest on the other side. I hate to be the one to tell you this, but there probably won’t…
My Life is Full
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.
Daniel + Kayla, sitting in a tree
So, I’m engaged. You can’t tell this virtually, but right now I’m pausing for applause… and to give my grand-childless mother the opportunity to stop her wild, jubilant weeping. I didn’t know whether or not I should do an “engagement post,” because: a) most of the engagement announcement blogs I’ve seen are incredibly cheesy, and b)…
Tales of Transition: Confessions of a modern day gypsy
So, I’m moving.
How to Win at Being Single When You’re Seeing Double
I’ve finally reached the age where my singleness has become a source of embarrassment.
Coffee Shop Awakening
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…