Now I have no intention of leaving Chicago. But I do find myself wondering what I should do over a weekend or a day that I will have free. So I took the time to write down a list of things that Bobby and I would like to do while we live here. The list… Continue reading Chicago Bucket List
Does anybody else need a distraction today? I know I do. So here is a letter I sent to my nephew earlier this week. Hey Mr. K, I heard you broke your arm doing awesome tricks at the playground. When I was 5 (almost 6), I broke my arm doing awesome tricks too! My family… Continue reading Throwback
Thank you. My last post had been on my fingertips for about two months. I had gone through revision after revision until I felt I could adequately express my feelings. However, regardless of how I expressed my thoughts, I was really nervous about the response I knew that publishing it would generate. I knew that… Continue reading Sincere Thanks
This upcoming Friday, I would have been 4 months pregnant. It feels weird to say it out loud. It almost feels like a bad joke or a bad dream and not something that was our reality a few months ago. It feels as if I am perfectly aware of what our alternate reality would be,… Continue reading The Summer from Hell
I am a huge fan of making lists, and have been for as long as I can remember. And as any young girl can, I made a list of qualities I wanted I my future husband. It consisted of nearly 50 qualities that kept getting longer with time… I didn’t have a boyfriend in high school,… Continue reading Qualifications of a Future Husband
Happy Birthday America, you indeed are beautiful. Photos taken from my trip to DC this last May.
After moving to Chicago I had a tough time finding a job for a while. Being in a new place where I hardly know a soul is not the ideal environment for job searching. I spent four months unemployed, except for my short stint as a chess wizard.. I had the hat and everything, before… Continue reading If at First You Don’t Succeed