Love (Found & Lost) Along the Road

“It’s these moments in which I’m profoundly grateful for the array of experiences I have allowed myself to have. I’ve loved and lost and left and longed for. I recognize the resentment I held against the Boy for the commitment I made which meant I never explored something that probably would’ve been nothing, but yet it changed everything. It’s made me extremely wary of monogamous relationships, of long-distance ones (ironic given my current involvement in one spanning 300 miles), and of setting expectations high or loving what someone can be, rather than what they are.” Read more at Taste it … Continue reading Love (Found & Lost) Along the Road

The Context (Leading up to the Summer of 2011)

“So, I guess we’ll back up to July of 2010, when I flew from my home in Los Angeles to New York for an annual hippie festival I’d been attending for years. It was already set to be a wild adventure – I flew out with clothing, a sleeping bag and a pillow, but no tent. I had no room for one in my baggage and decided I knew so many people at the festival that I would find someone to let me share their tent. It was a crazy idea, I’ll admit, but I love those kinds of situations. … Continue reading The Context (Leading up to the Summer of 2011)

The Place in My Heart for San Francisco

“I found that San Francisco reminded me of Boston. It was a strange thing to discover, but truly, there was something oddly familiar about the landscape. It was also colder than I expected, and foggier, and though the weather is certainly preferable to Boston, it had that same gloominess on occasion that I found unpleasant.” More at Taste it Twice. Continue reading The Place in My Heart for San Francisco