stillcait

I'm doing what I think I ought with resources that are fewer than naught.

I won’t tell if you don’t.

I am not a relationship person.

Ha.

That’s putting it lightly. If it isn’t a downright lie altogether.

What I mean to say is, I’ve never been in a romantic relationship. Period.

Now, I’ve had close relationships with boys that have meant a lot to me. But those are split into two distinct types.

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Urgent.

I became an aunt one year ago today. We welcomed Miss Laney into our lives last July, and, though I may be biased, the world got a little better.

Let me be honest, I love babies. Sure, they terrify me, but they’re still the best; and I truly believe that holding a little human can turn a bad day into a not so bad day.

For me, being an over-analyzer, children and babies always make me think about myself as a child, and how I went from being a curious explorer of the world to just a plain old contributor to society. My life is not exciting, but it’s not not exciting. It is what it is, and I’m waiting to see what will happen and change in the next few years.

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two wheels, no motor

I got a bike this summer. I purchased it with a couple Visa rebate cards I got from switching to a new Internet provider. The bike is white with blue designs and it’s a brand I haven’t ever heard of and can’t ever remember. I know it’s not a Schwinn because I’ve wanted a Schwinn since 10th grade when I saw a mint green one-speed while browsing the Internet in my high school Computer Applications class. A one-speed bike wouldn’t work for me here because I live at the top of a stupid hill and while I’m not in horrible shape, biking a one-speed bike on a steep gradient sounds even more horrible than running up a steep gradient.

That being said, I’ve always loved riding bikes. Even before I saw it as a (literal) vehicle for exercise, as a kid I would ride up and down hills, through yards, in ditches, over bridges, beside busy roads, and in the middle of the street I grew up on. Read the rest of this entry »

Energetic Catharsis.

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Live music is great, and I’ve always enjoyed hearing artists perform live. Even from when I was a little girl, I can remember running around community festivals and wedding receptions like a crazy kid, high on life.

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Drained.

After a couple lengthy (dare I say, longwinded?) blogposts, I’ll cut to the chase: I sorted it all out in a month.

Surprised? So was I.

While quitting one job, packing up the entirety of my house, finding a suitable/affordable apartment, celebrating two holidays, and saying goodbye to some fabulous people was not the easiest of things to do in less than 4 weeks, all those things pale in comparison to the uncertainty and stress I experienced upon actually making the move across the state.

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