on following your dreams/accompishments/making the...
Around the time of my birthday I made a list. The title was “This is the year I…” and below it I listed things that I wanted to do this year. They were things that I had always thought about doing (like running a marathon) but for whatever reason I hadn’t gotten around to. 8 months later and I have checked off every item on that list. For me, it’s not just about...
The leaves will fall and I will change my mind I do it every time. Just like the hare from the hound I’m hiding underground and no one knows just where I’ll go or where to find me once I do return.
Something sweet for a Saturday morning
Sometimes I purchase clothing based on how cute it...
There is comfort
Sure I want a dog and sure I want someone next to me at night, but I’ve got these other things I want and right now they’re just a little more important I guess. I want to know what goes on inside my mind when I have evenings to myself, and a big old bed to stretch out in, and whatever music I feel like obsessing over on the speakers, and the same thing for dinner every night, or maybe something...
Why don’t you tell me that ‘if the girl had been worth having, she’d have waited...– from This Side of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald. (via fabula)
After 4 or 5 days with a fever I went to the ER yesterday afternoon. I had my blood drawn to test for mono, a strep test, and a chest x-ray. 4 hours later I found out I have pneumonia. I was glad there was something to explain why I wasn’t getting better. They gave me an antibiotic through IV and wrote me a prescription for another. Hopefully it isn’t viral and the meds will take care...
A Maine Shopping Spree
You go out and buy six sweaters and you don’t even feel guilty because it was such a practical purchase and you know you will get your money’s worth because here there’s a good six months of winter.
"It's not even feminism anymore, it's the real...
From a conversation a friend and I were having this weekend about men taking on an equal share of the cooking and cleaning.
Michael Brennan For Mayor
Alright, we’re going to get political for a moment. Portland is having its first mayoral election in a long time. A lot of people are running. Only about 20% of the candidates are remotely qualified. Only one deserves your vote. Michael Brennan: look at that cheerful face! I could go into detail about his credentials, but why don’t you read about him in the Portland Press Herald,...
Song of the week
Much Farther To Go - Rosie Thomas I find myself listening to this late at night, when I’m writing and getting ready to end the day.