Tag Archives: future

Oh baby!

I’ve been delaying writing this post. No words can accurately communicate my new reality. On September 11th, I turned 25. That morning, I stood in the bathroom expectantly watching little pink lines appear in the window of a home pregnancy … Continue reading

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Coming of Age

Coming of age is a strange notion. What is this age, and how are you to know when you’ve arrived? The other day I was hiking and came across a great tree. Two large trunks branched from the same base. … Continue reading

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Missouri the Beautiful

I’ve wanted to get out of Missouri for a long time. It’s frigid in the winter and miserably humid in the summer. I want to live in the mountains. Now that the possibility of leaving is real, I’m thinking about … Continue reading

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Writer’s block

“If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word.” -Margaret Atwood “Don’t get it right, just get it written.” -James Thurber This semester is great because I finally get to do what I’ve wanted all the time: longform … Continue reading

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Days go by

“Days go by, I can feel them flying like a hand out the window in the wind. The cars go by, yeah it’s all we’ve been given so you’d better start living right now… We talk about tomorrow, then it … Continue reading

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The last first day freakout

Today another year of college begins. If all falls into place as it should, this is the last year for me. Should I be excited? Or terrified? I don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. But … Continue reading

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Anticipating goodbye

“Please save this for me. I’ll come back for you, love, I promise to. Please save this for me for until I return my love will burn, and my heart will stay.” -Ludo, Please The date of my departure is … Continue reading

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Colorado, Paris, and the trappings of life

I feel that lately I’ve been hurtling through life at 110 mph nonstop. Days and weeks fly in a blur, tomorrow instantly becomes yesterday. News piles up. Deadlines come and go…things get neglected. I feel a little more like I … Continue reading

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For Our Anniversary

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach, when feeling out of sight for the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee … Continue reading

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What I (don’t) want to do when I grow up

I really need to be either studying or sleeping right now. I have a midterm tomorrow as well as a project of sorts for which I could be a lot more prepared. I closed again tonight at work (as I … Continue reading

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