I need one of those breathe-in-the-robust-scent-of-a-fresh-brew-while-I-warm-my-hands-on-my-favorite-mug-and-the-sun-warms-my-face kind of mornings again. Some time for myself. To collect my thoughts. Redirect my wayward wanderings and dedicate myself to my goals anew. I need some time for peace. For prayer. When this transition period began, I prayed fervently, nearly filled with panic that my stubborn unwillingness to feel…… Continue reading I want to do something that matters. Say something different.
Sunday. The day of rest work… Weird. I’ll be heading into work today. I have to get everything wrapped up today so that Monday I’m smooth sailing and can take care of all of the little things that will get sent back to me right before the deadline. I don’t mind putting in the…… Continue reading Sunny Sunday, I have to pass you by.
I had forgotten how bittersweet the end of busy season feels. I’ve worked over 30 hours in the past two days but even with the extra hours I’m logging this week, I’ve started to feel a let down of sorts. …It’s funny how we don’t anticipate becoming attached. I’ve spent three and a half months…… Continue reading 8 words to 8 days…
There are few things better than a long, night drive on the highway with the windows down and the heat on to keep the night chill from settling into my bones. I remember the first time I experienced this contrast of temperatures. My dad had leased a sporty, manual, two-seater Honda S2000. It was a summer…… Continue reading Daddy-Daughter Car Rides
So here are a couple of things: Posting twice a weekend is actually a lot harder than it seems. I’ve been getting out and trying to make the most of each day – which is what I wanted to chronicle in my blog – but by doing that, I pass up prime writing opportunities to…… Continue reading Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia!
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? If I didn’t know how old I was, I would judge my age through interactions with others and the closer I felt with them, the closer in age I would assume I was to them. On any given day, following this line…… Continue reading Question Master: Did you read that blog yet?
Today is a rainy day Sunday. Despite my long laundry list of things to accomplish, I find myself at the Bean & Leaf Cafe in downtown Rochester, sitting at a window seat table, looking over the corner intersection. The leaf design artfully displayed in the foam of my dirty chai latte is expanding into an unrecognizable…… Continue reading Bean & Leaf Cafe: a rainy day, coffee shop Sunday afternoon