The more I love my life
The more I obsess with and outright fear death. There are many young-ish people like me that get cancer and just die from random stuff. I want to see my kid grow up. See what kind of person she ends up being. I’ll always want *more* though. Once I see her graduate from high school, I’ll want to see her be a young adult. I want to see who her friends are, her romantic...
Married to Satan?
Less than 10 minutes after checking-in on Facebook at a fitness center, he asks via text if I want to go to El Chico for dinner. Well, yeah, I do. Turns out.
Drowning scares me. Please read.
Drowning scares me. Please read. I think I’d feel guilty if I didn’t share. I want to keep you safe.
My minister: I saw a really cute photo of your daughter recently. I think it was on your husband's Facebook.
Me, to myself: You're going to have to be more specific.
Me, to my minister: Thank you. She's a joy.
Person I want to be
I want people to feel safe around me. I want people to leave a conversation with me feeling smarter and more confident than they were feeling before. I want to encourage the excitement I hear in other people’s voices if they have found something that is meaningful to them. I want to be like the person saying “Yes” in the improv act - letting the positive energy that...
I'm not in very good shape
Coworker, as I'm catching my breath: Are you okay?
Me: Yeah, I just went for a little jog.
Coworker: To Joplin, Missouri?
Um, yeah, I'm gonna go ahead and affirm that I...
And, I’m gonna need you to go ahead and come in on Sunday too. It’s not a half marriage or anything like that.