LOST STARS

When we keep climbing the stairs of our lives, going up, and up, and up, and never pausing to look around as see how far we’ve climbed, or who is with is, it won’t just take our breath away when we finally do. It’ll knock the fucking wind out of us, lay us out on the beds we made and ask us to love them.

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Make a Mess

Burned turkey, raw turkey, turkey jerky, turkey in the snow, turkey on the beach, turkey from the store, turkey in Nebraska, and Hawaii.Turkey on a hilltop, turkey in a valley, turkey with my family, and turkey with my fRamily. Turkey for five, turkey for thirty-five, turkey in silence, turkey in jest, turkey served by me, … Continue reading Make a Mess

BET MY LIFE

So. Tonight I’m getting on a plane. With my boyfriend. And tomorrow morning, we’ll land in New York City, and I’ll be…. THIRTY FIVE FUCKING YEARS OLD. Holy wow. I can’t even. Really. I just can’t even wrap my head around this amazing space right now. Every year of my thirties has brought tremendous change, … Continue reading BET MY LIFE

BURNING GOLD

So, here we are,  more than a third of the way done with winter, Mercury back in retrograde, and 2015 about to cross an entire month off its books already. #holydrasticchanges batman, it’s been quite a month. For real. And it just keeps getting better. And bigger. And faster. And. . .  just. . . … Continue reading BURNING GOLD

YOU FCKN DID IT

Okay, here it is. The last post of 2014. Well, probably anyway, one never knows what inspiration might strike before the ball drops tonight. I would like to close this year in the same way I try to do every day— with a full and grateful heart, at peace with who and where I am, as well … Continue reading YOU FCKN DID IT

OH TANNENBAUM

So, um, according to my calendar it’s December 1st today. December. First. As in, the last month of this year. As in, just 31 days of 2014 remain. Well, like 30 and few hours at this point I suppose, but still. . . damn. What the hell Mother Nature? Slow your roll already would you? … Continue reading OH TANNENBAUM

YOU SAY IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY?

So. Today. I um. I’m celebrating 2014. Oh. No, not the year. I mean, I have punctuality challenges, but I’m not that late for New Year’s Eve. Nope. Today is my 20-14 birthday. You know, 20, plus 14. Go ahead and roll your eyes. I know. It’s lame. And yep. I’m 34. This girl. Right … Continue reading YOU SAY IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY?