If there’s anything I’ve learned this past year it’s how to find variety in the sameness. This mostly comes in the form of savoring the teeniest, tiniest moments. Making sure I properly reflect upon them before they inevitably slip away.
It may be cliched, seeing as I’m a writer, but there’s no quicker way to my heart than saying the right words. Seriously. If you… Read More »What Happened When I Dated Other Folks Who Were Big on Words of Affirmation
There are days even now when I wake up in the morning and see you lying next to me. And even though it’s been years… Read More »This Love Is Better Than What I Thought Could Exist.
“Look,” I say finally, because I’m tired of worrying about it, “I’m just gonna level with you. I didn’t get you a Christmas present this… Read More »I Already Have the Best Present I Could Ever Get — Even If I Joke About Returning It
“I kind of want to do something ridiculous for brunch, but I know it’s too much,” I say. “Like what?” you reply. “Like pie,” I… Read More »I Can Live on a Good Compliment for Days
I am lying in bed trying to ignore the heaviness in my stomach. From stress. So much stress. I’m rereading a book from The Baby-Sitters… Read More »I Comfort Myself by Rereading Old Books; You Declutter and Organize.
I used to be a person who scoffed at the advice that it was better to be friends first with those you’d date. It seemed… Read More »I Thought “Be Friends First” Was Silly Relationship Advice… Until It Accidentally Happened to Me
I wake up from a nightmare, as I normally do, freezing and with a full bladder. It’s dark outside. There’s a storm underway. Thunder booms.… Read More »In Tough Times It’s Important to Seek Out Whatever Sources of Comfort You Can
The first time you asked me, “How would you feel about moving to Texas?” I laughed. I thought you were joking. Because there was nothing… Read More »I Didn’t Expect to Fall in Love When I Moved to Texas, But Here I Am