Have you ever had those stomach lurching dreams as you seemingly fall through endless space, only to be jolted awake? They say it comes from anxiety that builds up in real life and overflows into your dreams. Yet this is one thing some people experience when awake. In fact, I’d say it’s pretty much what a … More Embracing Free Fall
The end of the week is here! And while I am definitely a TGIF gal these days, I also know it’s a sticky rut to get out of. So, here are the things that inspire me all days of the week and remind me that happiness isn’t just confined to the weekend. “Celebrate today for … More Making Life a Weekend
I’ve changed out of my bulky jackets and the scarves have been put away. The sun isn’t hidden behind clouds and the breeze finally feels warm and sweet from the purple blooms on the vine by my house. I’m thawing out. My winter is over. I don’t live on the East Coast, but my winter … More The Shifting of Seasons
Ahhh…warm sun, banging swing doors, and iced drinks are here…. or at least it is getting closer every day. (©LiveSimplyKMM.wordpress.com) Which means I found myself opening up my bedroom window and looking at the craziness that is my closet in disbelief. Could I really have that many shoes? I’ve never been a self-proclaimed shoe … More Spring Cleaning and Thoreau
Lately my writing has been taken over by job applications, personal statements, and cover letters. I’ve been aching to find a moment for myself and write freely. I’ve undergone two job interviews now, applications to professional programs, and a multitude of the impersonal monotony that is online applications. Planning for the future and trying to … More Finding a Little Place
It is an extremely odd feeling sitting here at my parent’s dining room table writing this post, especially as M and I wrap up our year with our six year anniversary. This month will probably go in the books as the strangest one yet. Not for any particular reason. It’s a multitude of things. My … More The Beginning and the End
About this time last year, give or take a few months, I settled into one of the oldest continually operating theaters with my grandmother, mother, and fiancé to watch Monument’s Men. It was one of the few movies that I actually had an itch to see when it came out. I had pretty big expectations … More What is it all for?