be where your feet are

Be where your feet are. Enjoy the day. There’ll be a day where there won’t be another day.

esse quam videri

Here’s to chasing dreams, love, and a life full of laughter.
But most of all – here’s to being, rather than seeming to be.

i’m not sorry.

Life. It’s a funny thing, you know. We spend so much time trying to fit into the ‘perfect’ mold of who the rest of the world wants us to be. And yet, we’re damned if we do and we’re damned if we don’t. It’s like that old saying, “you could be the ripest, juiciest peachRead more

one (extra) day

Can you keep a secret y’all? Because I’ve got a big one. As traditional and old fashioned as I tend to be, there is something I can’t help but love and be so intrigued by about the unknown. Anything from astronomy to folk lore, “magic” and the paranormal to superstitions. One of my friends got aRead more

the girl who has it all together

When I say I know your type, I mean it. I say it with full conviction because.. well.. I am one of you. If you’re reading this, please just take in what I am about to say with this in mind. I have a love-hate relationship with how connected I am to the world aroundRead more

standing on the shoulders of giants

As I struggle to find the right words, you’ll have to excuse me. It’s been a long week year. 2015 came in a whirlwind, promising to be full of wonderful memories, abound with love, riddled with excitement, that it would be”the best year yet!” But then again, don’t they all? In the true fashion of life, whileRead more

closing the chapter

Barely eighteen years old, I was merely a child looking for a home. After four long days of bouncing and singing and phenomenal women with perfect hair – I found so much more than a home. When I opened my envelope to see the words, “It is my pleasure to inform you that you have beenRead more

date a girl who reads

I’ve talked a lot about love recently – just call me Carrie Bradshaw-in-training (and blame my sentimental nature on the holiday season). But the one thing that my old soul has picked up on as I reflect on modern relationships is the fact that when it comes to finding someone to “do life” with, many guysRead more

i knew the day would come

I knew the day would come. When you walked out of my life so quickly that the sting hadn’t even begun to set in before you were gone, I was heartbroken in a way I never could have imagined nor have I felt again. But once I was strong enough to begin to put theRead more

kissing frogs

From the time a little girl is about five years old (and actively devouring every Disney fairytale she can get her little hands on), she starts thinking about her “Prince Charming”. In the age of innocence, imagination and dreams run wild. We dreamt of tall, dark, and handsome – riding in at sunset on a noble steed.Read more