This weekend was all about gratitude. I have so much to be thankful for: a mostly drama-free childhood full of happy memories made possible by my two amazing parents who worked tirelessly to provide for their two kids, a job that (while exhausting,) keeps my mind sharp and hands busy, and a beautiful home that keeps me warm and safe as I listen to raindrops pitting against the roof over my resting head. I'm thankful for my friends & family in every corner of the world, the gorgeous Autumn weather in Austin, and the simple joys of baking a pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving Eve. But what I'm most grateful for this year is the partner by my side.Read More
I want someone who, early in the morning, secretly watches me from the warmth of the bed in our tiny one-bedroom apartment. He sees me at the stove: my right foot propped against my left ankle while I stir honey into my still steaming cup of tea. He'd watch as a small stream of hot water trickles off the mug's handle - a telltale sign of vigorous stirring - and lands on my wool sock, which absorbs instantly into the fabric. He wonders what I'm staring atRead More
When we fall, we feel it before we see it. But it's easier to deny a broken heart than a broken arm.
When connections are real, they simply never die. They can be buried, or ignored, or walked away from, but never broken. If you've deeply resonated with another person or place, the connection remains despite and distance, time, situation, lack of presence, or circumstance.Read More
I want to visit a zoo with you. We'd make funny faces at all the underwater mammals and name every chick that's born before our eyes...Read More