Tag Archives: getting older

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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21 year old girl

You think you’re grown all 21 years of you. You think you’ve got it mostly figured it. You think you understand all, or mostly, all that there is to know in life. You’re insecure. You doubt yourself. You set yourself … Continue reading

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be the person you want to become

It sounds profound, doesn’t it? But, it’s very, very true. I learned this later in life. I learned that the person who was standing in the way of me becoming the person I thought I should one day become was … Continue reading

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who is this person?

I had an English teacher once who kept a picture of his wife in his wallet. No, wait, let me start over. I had an English teacher who kept a picture of his wife in his wallet from when she … Continue reading

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cereal eating

I’m a cereal girl. I like cereals because they are the food of instant gratification. You get a bowl, preferably a large bowl, some milk, some cereal and BAM! You’ve got a meal, or not a meal, but a very … Continue reading

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i want to sew something

I’ve wanted to learn to sew ever since high school. I wanted to sign up for classes and read books and begin crafting my own designs and fashions as a 15 year old, but I never did. Instead, I devoted … Continue reading

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being the bigger person

Growing up, I remember being taught that in confrontations, in situations where someone has done you wrong, has been rude to you, or has hurt you, it’s important to be the “bigger person.” The bigger person is, supposedly, above the … Continue reading

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never too old for heels (a tribute to Madonna)

I am not a football person, but I watch the Superbowl almost every year. This year, I watched it out of tradition and in interest of seeing Madonna perform. And while I spent most of my time throughout the game … Continue reading

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