If you give a girl a jellybean..

If you give a girl a jellybean..

Many times throughout my days little miraculous golden-nuggets-of-life occur. For example, When the train comes exactly when I arrive at the platform. At the checkout line when the cashier says she thinks I’ve got great style. When those moaning and saturated rainclouds don’t combust until the moment I’ve stepped inside. Recently, those instances have come and … Continue reading

‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

“Don’t get stuck. Move, travel, take a class, take a risk. There is a season for wildness and a season for settledness, and this is neither. This season is about becoming.” -Shauna Neiquist, What To Know When You’re 25(ish) photo credit: http://www.aprimavista.net

When in doubt, bake a cake.

When in doubt, bake a cake.

Although I packed up my things in search of the unknown in NYC I am learning there is one thing I can’t seem to get used to here. Not knowing. Despite my sheer happiness to be on this island, a lot of things are still up in the air for me. Work. Love. Stability. Basically … Continue reading

A Poem.

A Poem.

‘For Desire’ Give me the strongest cheese, the one that stinks best; and I want the good wine, the swirl in crystal surrendering the bruised scent of blackberries, or cherries, the rich spurt in the back of the throat, the holding it there before swallowing. Give me the lover who yanks open the door of … Continue reading

Between the wish & the thing.

Between the wish & the thing.

I have always been a fan of spreading my birthday cheer throughout an entire week.  I only get to turn 28 once so I figured 7 days was the perfect amount of time to pamper myself with the people and things I love most.  This birthday was quiet, subtle, but filled with moments that have … Continue reading

The Chill

The Chill

I have had several different conversations with various women in New York that have said the act of dating/getting hurt has made them colder. Harder. Somewhat desensitized to that gut-wrenching thrill of falling deeply. I’ve never agreed with them. Their quick and deliberate words on love even had me feeling sorry for them for a moment. … Continue reading

2.13.13

2.13.13

Time is tricky. You have whole months, even years, when nothing changes a speck, when you don’t go anywhere or do anything or think one new thought.   And then you can get hit with a day, or an hour, or a half a second when so much happens its almost like you got born … Continue reading

Dream a Little Dream

Dream a Little Dream

My birthday is just a week away and I must say I am looking forward to it.  I know as I get closer and closer to thirty I should feel apprehensive about celebrating yet another year quickly passed, but I truly love any reason to come together with the people I love.  There are so … Continue reading