yesterday i was feeling just a little unlike myself. it seemed as though most friends were working or travelling for the weekend but i was still here. i wanted to go to the beach to read and relax and so i went by myself. people say “you were there by yourself?” when i tell them … More because they’re family.
people must think i am so strange. lately, i’ve been having these random moments of missing people or events that hit me straight in the gut. i’ll be talking with a person in normal conversation and then BAM i’m off in some other world thinking of someone because i heard a song that reminded me … More missing you….
i awoke to the sunrise this morning. my body woke up five minutes before the alarm, anticipating the adventure of crawling out before the rest of the world awakes. i quietly packed up my belongings from the hostel, brushed my teeth, assembled my morning playlist and began the windy drive up the mountain in the … More sunrise.
this week we experienced a gigantic snowstorm, rivaling that of 1978 they say. unfortunately, i was so sick when this storm came that i had little excitement over the possibility or reality of so much snow. i’d normally be skiing and playing and running through this snow, experiencing it all, but not this time. i was stuck … More walking home.
there is a road by my parent’s house that i have grown up running on. it is exactly one mile from my driveway to the first stop sign and made the perfect bench mark for runs. it is mildly hilly, fairly shady, the pavement is full of cracks and patches, and there is virtually no … More sixty-fourth street…