Every day is a blank slate. Not just Jan. 1. Not the first day of every month. Not your first day at a new job or in a new relationship. Every. Single. Day. And every hour, and minute, and second. We rely on tangible dates to kick-start the goals we fear we’ll never reach. We … Continue reading after all my plans melt into the sand
I work in an industry where I spend a majority of my time advising clients to "just write." "Get those ideas down on paper." "All that genius isn't helping anyone by swirling around in circles inside your head!" Ignoring the "genius" line, I should really be lecturing myself. As usual, my fear of doing something … Continue reading everything looks perfect from far away
Last week's office gossip was punctuated by many epic debates: To brunch or not to brunch? Ice cream versus froyo? Watching movies or actually living life? Whiskey instead of scotch? Is it cool to hate someone who hates something you love? But the overarching theme: Which is the better Pacific Northwest city -- Seattle or Portland? … Continue reading where all the young people go to retire
Since I can remember, I've loved books. It was one of three characteristics people used to describe me as a child: 1. I cried a lot. 2. I had Urkel glasses. 3. I was a bookworm. (Bonus trait: I was really cool.) Remember Pizza Hut's Book It? Yeah, I won every month in the third … Continue reading whatever you are, be a good one
Internet has been spotty (as it should be in tropical locations), but I wanted to leave you with this: Singapore is gorgeous. Surprise! As I told my travel buddy yesterday, I have a tendency to fall in love with every new place. The bright lights and diverse neighborhoods of Singapore were no exception. *Title inspired … Continue reading to lose all my senses, that’s just so typically me
As soon as I hit publish on this post, I'm heading to the airport. My trip is not quite over, but the Hong Kong portion is. And yes, I've cried about it. If you know much about me, you know I cry a lot. At the drop of a hat. When someone spills milk. Hell, … Continue reading when can i see you again?
I've been away from my apartment for two weeks now. I don't miss it. Some people crave their own beds after being on holiday for just a few days, but I try to create a routine that allows me to feel at home even when I'm gone for long periods of time. It's not an … Continue reading create a new idea of home for yourself