Tag Archives: letting go

What my favorite sandals taught me about relationships

I am incredibly picky about what I put on my feet. As someone who suffered from back problems for a decade of my life, I know that flats are best. I’ve re-herniated the disk in my back twice by slipping on … Continue reading

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Photographs and Memories

I haven’t looked at photos of me and my old travel buddy in a few years. Ever since we parted ways actually. It was too hard to remember all those good times. To see how close we were and be reminded … Continue reading

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Shifting Priorities

A good friend once told me you have to go backwards to go forwards. And I do think a lot of the answers are in the past. Or at least the perspective I craved. Being somewhere I lived for 8 … Continue reading

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Reblog: Dream A Little Dream

  As I’m wrapping up the trip and heading back to NY and then CT, I thought a reblog might be nice. This is from 2010. Just something I was thinking about lately. I don’t think I believe in forever. … Continue reading

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The Giving Up Moments

Last summer in Nai Harn, I had a giving up moment. You know one of those moments where you just admit it isn’t working and give up. I sat in a lounge chair, watching the ocean slip away from the … Continue reading

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Deifying the Dead

When someone dies, it’s natural to mourn them. To grieve the loss. To remember the best of them. But to pretend they were never human. That they never made mistakes. That is an atrocity. Don’t deify the dead. They weren’t … Continue reading

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Let’s be friends…

Have you ever been madly, passionately, deeply in love with someone and then  it ends? And you think that’s the worst thing that will ever happen to you…  but you’re wrong. To add insult to injury, he uttered that phrase … Continue reading

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Dream a Little Dream

I was sitting here thinking, what are my dreams for this week. To do well at the conference and to catch an agent’s interest. To meet another writer or five and click so we can have conversations about writing. Of … Continue reading

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When is a friendship over?

If you’re asking this question, it probably ended a long time ago and you were just holding on because it hurts to say goodbye and let things go. Harsh? Yup. Valid? Probably. I was looking through photo albums of the … Continue reading

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The Spring Cleaning Frenzy

My nervous energy continues. At times, I daydream about where I can move things. Like my mason jars. Don’t ask, it’s a long story. But I have to store them somewhere until I need them. And I am absolutely certain … Continue reading

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