Tag Archives: planning

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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Questions I hate and learning to follow

September is just four days away. Soon, I will leave my early twenties behind and begin the trek toward 30. Is 30 old? My friends in their 30s aren’t old. But me? Why is it human nature to think ahead … Continue reading

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100 Days

I’m getting married in 100 days. As I start writing this, Pandora decides to play “Lucky” by Jason Mraz. Funny coincidence. How appropriate: “They don’t know how long it takes, waiting for a love like this. Every time we say … Continue reading

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Worst Wedding Nightmare

I just woke up from the worst wedding nightmare I’ve had so far. We were totally unprepared. Everything that isn’t done now (in real life) wasn’t done in my wedding dream, and then some. I hadn’t picked music so something … Continue reading

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Wanted: One Job

Every time I sit down to write I can’t get started. There are so many things to write about. I’ve been silent a long time. I spent 10 days in Indiana helping Michael get established. Indiana is prettier than I … Continue reading

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What will we become?

“You’re all very talented,” said my professor, Berkley Hudson. He looked around the room at the seventeen of us who make up his Advanced Writing class. About a third of us had laptops open. Another third scribbled in notebooks. The … 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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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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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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Tuberculosis

I had to get a physical for my summer job, and part of it is a test to make sure I don’t have tuberculosis. They stabbed me with a short, fat needle and injected something or another that made a … Continue reading

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