Zeitgeist

zeitgeist: the spirit of the time; general trend of thought or feeling characteristic of a particular period of time. Six months ago you couldn’t open up your Facebook feed without seeing yet another video of someone dumping a bucket of ice water on themselves, ostensibly as a challenge to support ALS research. Six years ago … Continue reading Zeitgeist

Blowing Kisses

“It’s like I’m blowing kisses in the wind, giving you love that you haven’t been given. I cross my heart and hope to die. I’m only wishing you’d love me like I… Blowing kisses in the wind. Waiting, waiting, waiting for you is like blowing, blowing kisses.” ~Paula Abdul Paula Abdul was my adolescence. “Rush, … Continue reading Blowing Kisses

Freewrite #18

“Everybody’s happy. Everybody’s free. We’ll keep the big door open, and everyone’ll come around.” ~Dave Matthews Band Dave Matthews could be my brother. No. Seriously. He says some of the things I wish I could say when no one’s listening and I can say what’s on my mind. When I could be dancing Nancy. There … Continue reading Freewrite #18

Dear Journal: Stuck

Dear Journal, “Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy. But here’s my number, so call me maybe…” I got this song stuck in my head this morning and it just wouldn’t leave me alone. I mean, what is this? The summer of 2012? But I guess there’s no accounting for good taste, or … Continue reading Dear Journal: Stuck

@Honey’s

The place used to be a warehouse. That much is clear. With its exposed beams and flaking brick interior it almost could have come straight out of a book by Charles Dickens. But it isn’t sitting there unused and abandoned. Instead there is a line outside full of couples leaning against its side, chatting and … Continue reading @Honey’s