Tag: love

May It Last: A Reflection Of The Avett Brothers

May It Last: A Reflection Of The Avett Brothers
I’ve been listening to the Avett Brothers since 2010. Not as long as some people, but long enough. I think seven years is a good amount of time to experience a band. I’ve been fortunate enough to get to see them a little over 25 times, as well. Again — I have friends who have... Read more »

A Fond Farewell To My Father's Flowers

A Fond Farewell To My Father's Flowers
At my father’s funeral, I went around and took one flower from every arrangement and made my own small bouquet. I thought it was quite beautiful. As months went on, I realized I had eventually ended up with a nice arrangement of dried flowers, and at some point, decided I would keep them for a... Read more »

Beyond The Haiku: An April Sestina

I love haikus. They’re a fun way to play with words — the original Twitter. But earlier this year (I guess like two months ago now), I was cleaning … well, let’s go back in time (I’ve had the HARDEST TIME writing) … (Blog post started April 24, 2015) So, I was going through some... Read more »
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Today Is A Day

Today is a day. Today is a day when I am showing up in spite of myself. Today is a day I am truly convinced I will never have true love. Today is a day that I am embarrassed at what will finally get me to write again. Today is a day that I cannot... Read more »

My Friends Are Amazing.* To Wit: Bacon.

I have always had friends who: Are extremely intelligent. Are extremely funny. Can be extremely caustic/sarcastic. Can push the boundaries of humor to really crazy, taboo, dark places. ┬áLove to discuss, debate, push buttons, and argue. Will talk through the finer points (and not-so-finer points) of a topic until most other people would be completely... Read more »

Letters To A New Mom: Show Me The Love

ChicagoNow bloggers are writing posts today giving advice to new moms ahead/in celebration of this upcoming Mother’s Day. I do not have kids. I have never wanted kids. I knew this by the time I was 12. When people told me “you’ll change your mind,” I would be filled with an electric rage at the... Read more »
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