Work. School. Friendships. Family. Bills. Pets. I just returned from this fabulous family vacation, so why don't I feel any less relaxed than I did before leaving? Maybe it's because work is always at the forefront of my mind, and my thesis paper has plopped itself right there beside it. I don't sleep well -… Continue reading Just Keep Breathing
Does being a woman automatically make me a mother? I'm already a mother to a 2-year-old Maine Coon cat. Isn't that enough? Later on, I started thinking about what might happen if my boyfriend and I do get our act together and settle down. I don't know that I have the wife gene either. What if settling isn't actually what I want? What if that's just the lie I have been telling myself because it's expected of me?
My little brother had this essay due for school: discuss something that impacted your life. He chose to write about a time in our lives where our family took a turn for the worse. We all fell apart. 2007. Jeanine was dead (throat cancer). Gia Gia was dead (mysterious stroke). Our favorite priest, Monsignor Tom,… Continue reading Things We Cannot Possibly Know