I suddenly realized something about myself in that moment that I felt like I had been suppressing for over two decades of my life – because I thought I only could have one choice. On the screen, I realized I loved this movie because I have a crush on this actress and maybe it was the tequila – but does this mean I’m gay? It was a lot to process: I was drunk, I was at my ex boyfriend’s house, and I was having this inner monologue. So what do I do? I went outside after it had just snowed, sat on his front step and looked above my head to a porch decorated in Christmas lights, and I just cried. Continue reading Tis the Season for Movies
Poetry has always held a special place in my heart. Somewhere out there exists a notebook of poetry that I wrote in middle school. I’m pretty sure in one of those poems I compared the crush I had on my middle school boyfriend to having a vanilla ice cream cone with rainbow sprinkles on a … Continue reading An Ode to Mary Oliver
What does it mean to chase your dreams? Does it mean you don’t have a plan B? or does it mean you make a promise to yourself to just never stop pursuing what you dream of – no matter what age you are. Continue reading Keep on Dream Chasing
I can’t be the only one who has felt topsy-turvy over the past few weeks.
This year has been a year I am allowing myself to feel those kinds of feelings, but I am regretful that my weekly blog posting has suffered because of it.
Continue reading Pretzels & Poetry
Whenever it rains, especially for consecutive days – I always wish I was living in Seattle. I sometimes ponder to myself, if I have to deal with rainy days – why can’t it be in my favorite city? Continue reading Let it Rain into Self-Motivation