lego rain

We made these memories for ourselves.

“Here, hold my suitcase.” The clouds just broke open and a massive amount of water was pouring down on everything, including us. You want to start running towards shelter, to prevent the rain from soaking your Ralph Lauren shirt. I hold your hand and laugh. “Don’t run, stay here in …

Ode to Love

Love, flow though me,¬†like the river that connects oceans and evaporates into rain. Love, surround me like the thunderstorm that makes the cottage quake on its foundations. Love, ring in my ears, like the sound of whispered words in a forgotten country song. Love, fill me to the rim, like …

Home is where the heart is.

I feel like a little history is needed. To me, it feels all connected, and in a way, it has taken me to where I am today. Bare with me, please, or skip ahead, whichever you prefer. Here we go. When my father was 18 years old, he went to …

Calvin and Hobbes

Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.

It is a week before my 27th birthday and I am sitting on my bed with tears in my eyes. I have just finished watching a late night talk show that my mom recommended to me, and one of the topics (which is why my mom recommended it) was the …