Somehow I thought adulthood would be more social... ...late nights spent laughing and drinking with friends around a table littered with empty wine-stained glasses, bread crumbs, and wax candles burned down to their nubs. Maybe there would be vacations with other families and annual "Girls' Weekend"s spent with half a dozen other women - shopping, … Continue reading Are We Really That Busy? or I’m Beginning to Think It’s Me
Oh Honey, this is just too easy! It's as easy to list my failures as it was difficult to list my successes yesterday. I'm going to have to stick to a list without long descriptions or we will be here all day... Here we go, in roughly chronological order: 1. I missed going to Nationals … Continue reading Day 8 – What are your most epic failures (and how did you overcome them)?
In my last post, I listed my short, simple list of new year's resolutions/intentions: 2018 resolutions: love my family better be a better friend learn french teach adults instead of children submit my chapbook for publication over and over play competitive tennis #1, Love my family better, is based on the idea shared by the Vietnamese Zen … Continue reading How Can I Love You Better?
It’s been about a week since I found out I didn’t get the Big Job. You know, it's really okay, because it wasn’t exactly what I was trying to manifest anyways. They don't have an office in France NOR a flexible schedule, which was the most important thing I wanted. Well, one of the top … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 57: Going Deeper
Today was an exciting day - I had round two of interviews for a position I am super interested in (and uniquely qualified for, I might add...) Normally I wouldn't share so openly about something that is merely a possibility. You know, that whole don't jinx it by talking about it thing. But share I did. … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 44: Authentically Me
I wrote this in a past life. It hurts me to read it again, to go back there. Even in my darkest days now, I am not even close to feeling as lost and alone as I did then. It is good for me to recognize that truth. What follows is one scene from an unhappy … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 40: I Thought I Was Drowning.