If you're following the trends, you've started to be a bit more sustainable in your lifestyle...right? Or at least you're trying. Everywhere you look there are posts to help you get healthy, eat better, DIY-cleaner/washer/toothpaste/shampoo, grow food from scraps, recycle, and it goes on, and on, and on. Realistically, you'd have to have a lot … Continue reading Twenty Five Tips for Being a Locavore
Ten Tips for Listening to Your Inner Voice in Decision Making.
The other day, I called my dad, in tears, telling him that I didn't want to be an adult anymore. His response…"but your whole life all you've ever wanted was to grow up…" concerned, that his daughter, 1500 miles away, was having a break down and wanted to give up. But it wasn't that I … Continue reading It’s Okay to Not Know
I had to say goodbye to someone who swept me off my feet. I fell hard. Very hard. In the best way - the real way - the way that it is healthy to fall. I'm still falling and I'm not holding back. I'm allowing the emotions to churn, and the tears to fall, and … Continue reading You Complete Me. Why do you always look for someone else to “complete” ourselves?
Today is the Spring Equinox. The first day of the season of rebirth, growth, and warmer weather! We start our gardens, planting seeds, and reminiscing about the winter weather. In the Judeo-Christian mindset, we're preparing for Easter and/or Passover, holidays that celebrate certain historical events. In the Pagan mindset, we celebrate Ostara - stemming from … Continue reading In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: Celebrating Ostara
I met you the day my parents celebrated 26 years of marriage. I met you outside the pizza place and knew that you were what I was looking for. I met you after a long day at work. I met you and I was hungry. I met you, and we talked for hours, and I … Continue reading I Will Keep You Safe.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7kEJJ4-_KY Today's daily prompt is about a song that brings back memories. Oh, do I have a million of those. But I chose one, one that brings back good and bad memories. One that comes on when I'm driving and I blast the music, sing along, and always get the lyrics wrong. Listen along to … Continue reading Diggin’ a Ditch: Dave Matthew’s Band: Memories.
My sophomore year of college was a grand time, it was the during an early Indian summer in 2010. I was somewhat engaged in school at Western Michigan. I was working at a gym, enjoying my newfound friends, and focusing on me. During this focus, I often felt compelled to skip class and partake in … Continue reading I am me. Be you. ❤
Valentine's Day brings up a lot of memories for me…mostly bad, a few good, and all hilarious. Where do I even start? Perhaps I'll begin at my earliest memory of an "adult" Valentine's Day…and by adult, I actually mean one that I was over the age of 15 and was sexually active. If you are my … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: The Best “Worst” Day of the Year
I'm pondering some feelings that have been coming up a lot lately. First and foremost, I will declare that I've been single for a year now. I was very close to getting involved with someone, but out of cowardice, I turned my back and ran from the closest thing I've had to romantic love in … Continue reading And I miss you. Or do I miss how you made me see myself?