you should be here

I’ve been packing up my room, getting ready to move for the ninth time in four years. I’ve been decorating my graduation cap and picking out a dress, hanging my cords and stole to ease out the persistent wrinkles. I’ve been interviewing and biting my nails, wondering where my life will go. “Cherish these moments,”Read more

41° 29′ N 80° 12′ W

I’ve shared before about my hometown, and how (metaphorically) scratching my number off the population sign changed my perspective of life in an itty-bitty farm town. It has been 1,190 days since I packed my entire life into the back of my dad’s pickup truck and took off for those big city lights. It took me overRead more