Category Archives: inspiration & selfhood

the camel colored sofa set

I think bad design in a home starts with an odd piece that doesn’t work but that one holds on to out of a sense of obligation to its past life. Our odd piece was this sofa set, a brown, … Continue reading

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Eat. Pray.Love

My sister gave me a copy of it for my birthday and I said I would read it soon. I was in graduate school then. It was my 24th birthday. The book was to be the start of me thinking … Continue reading

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daring to dream

I was talking to my sister this evening about dreams and how it seems that our generation is so intent in following our dreams and only pursuing that which we believe to be our calling. This is a new sensation, … Continue reading

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out of my league

I remember the first day in graduate school like it was yesterday. I had taken a year off after undergrad to work a regular 9 to 5 job. It was only a year, but I remember feeling like being away … Continue reading

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i knew that skill would come in handy

When I graduated from high school, I said I would be an actress. I said this because I always have been good at doing these crazy impersonations that make people laugh. I was like born with this ability to watch … Continue reading

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if i could be famous…

For much of my life, I convinced myself that, if nothing else, I wanted to be famous. I wanted people to know my name and take my pictures in grocery stores and go down in history as that lady who … Continue reading

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up late, again

Every night, it’s the same thing. A promise to myself that unlike the night before, on this night, “I’m going to bed early.” How early?” 10 pm early. But then 10 pm rolls around, then 11 pm, then 11:30 pm … Continue reading

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the best things in life are free.

The best things in life are free. You own them already, but you don’t know that they’re the best things in your life…yet. Yesterday, in a dream, I rode a yellow bike down a straight lane to a place I … Continue reading

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beautiful insides

The most beautiful things have beautiful insides. They bleed. They laugh. They cry. They speak…truth, deeply. They are deep with ridges that you can run your fingers on and through and form a mental memory of what they feel like. … Continue reading

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olympic dreams

Once upon a time, I wanted to be in the Olympics. In the Summer Olympics, it was Gymnastics that I dreamed of doing to win gold. In the Winter Olympics, it was Ice Skating. The Olympics were always a big … Continue reading

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