A round peg.

Today is my 25th birthday.  While I have to admit, I’ve been depressed thinking about hitting that dreaded quarter-century mark, today I am simply happy.  My 24th year was marked by unexpected changes. Tons of doors closed during the year, but even more opened, allowing me to run down a new, beautiful path.  My heart is filled with … Continue reading

On my own two happy feet.

Last week something happened that I undoubtedly thought would throw me into a tailspin of depression accompanied with a side of anger… biggie-sized.  I was sure I would begin a rant on this blog, titled “Dear Mr. Anonymous,” that would tell Mr. Not-So-Anonymous how it should’ve been me.  I should’ve been the one proudly donning … Continue reading

“I walked a mile with Sorrow”

I walked a mile with Pleasure; She chatted all the way; But left me none the wiser For all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow, And ne’er a word said she; But, oh! The things I learned from her, When sorrow walked with me. -Robert Browning Hamilton What develops character and … Continue reading

From this moment…

When I was dating my first-ever boyfriend (yes, puppy love and all), I could only see him on the weekends… well, more like I could only see him Fridays, to be exact.  We were young; so young that neither of us was of age to own a shiny new driver’s license.  Oh, the days of … Continue reading

Can we still be friends?

My Dearest Cleveland, It’s been a fun ride.  I’ve given you 24 years and now I’m ready for something more.  It’s true–I’ve cheated.  I have a new romance in my life… I’ve been fantasizing about the bright lights of the unknown. I love you, but I’m not in love with you and I feel as though we … Continue reading