As I look back on the past couple months and ask myself how I got to this point, the only answer I can find is where do I even begin? It's hard to pinpoint where things get off-track, where you took a wrong turn, which shitty decision led to which shitty result. So when trying to figure out… Continue reading Where To Even Begin
Last night you were in my dream and it felt more real than if it actually did happen. I woke up with your arms around me. You said, "It's okay. I'm still here." It feels weird knowing you're not.
On a night back in early December it was snowing. I got off work at 10, it was dark outside. The street lamps illuminated the falling snow and I felt like I was in a low-budget indie film on my way to self-discovery. I talked to my mom the whole way home. We laughed a… Continue reading Remembering Love
"Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose." A big part of life in Chicago is unpredictability. The weather, the train, the people. Everywhere you go, everything is unpredictable. Chicago keeps you on your toes. Especially in the Winter. I think that's Winter's specialty here, is unpredictability. At least this year it is. Last night it was… Continue reading Clear Eyes, Rainy Days
2016, you were a tough one. You were cruel, harsh, relentless, unmerciful. You brought a lot of tears. A lot of sadness and heartbreak and fear. You gave us all more death than we can handle and took away some of the most beloved of our time. You were a bitch of a year, and… Continue reading 2016