i’m supposed to be here writing a book review, but since i typed up a heck of a long entry and managed to lose it, i’m not feeling so inspired anymore.Â besides, who wants to be doing work when your head feels stuffed up and dizzy, your eyes aren’t managing to see quite as well,… Continue reading procrastination.
have you ever eaten pretty chocolate? i could hardly bring myself to break the bar that’s beside me after seeing the lovely design on top of the dark chocolate goodness. but knowing how wonderful it would be, i decided to do it. the bar is broken. and being eaten. so i eat my chocolate and… Continue reading oak trees.
it was a week of… fullness. what other word can i use to describe long hours spent at an office, coming home to only grab a bag and promptly run out the door to the next scheduled thing? but despite all that fullness i managed to spend two entire evenings at home. this is quite… Continue reading fullness & fall.
i love writing. and i love banana bread. i write.Â i write here.Â i write in my journal.Â i write emails.Â i write sometimes for my job. we have a lot of banana bread.Â mumsie bought a great big box of bananas for a song and a dance.Â so there are loaves and loaves of… Continue reading love. like. hate.
Frank Sinatra’s “Nice & Easy” played while we drove down that all together too well known road between potsdam and madrid.Â i was frustrated with life, i was frustrated with my response to life, i was frustrated at how i’m not doing so well at this thing called life.Â i had tears in my eyes… Continue reading goodness.
i moved. well. i moved bedrooms. i moved from my yellow cozy (in other words: incredibly small) attic space that i was given when i arrived home a year ago to my sister’s larger taupe, red, and black room. shelves line the wall with her darker colored clothes and my rather pink clothes. the shoe… Continue reading someday.
[start whining] you know.Â the kind where i don’t remember much from my morning besides stuffing a bit of egg casserole down my throat before heading out.Â the kind where suddenly the clock above my office door went from 9am to 1pm in a matter of five minutes.Â the kind where my good and faithful… Continue reading just one of those days.
my last year in high school and year in Germany were probably my most active (aka me exercising on a somewhat regular basis) ever (yeah — you figure out how i ended up with the 25+ pounds after my year abroad). during my year away (oh. the joy of a cheesy pun!) i ran my… Continue reading healthin’ up
the hot sun has kept this cool office not so very cool today.Â the window is open, welcoming the warm breeze, and it blows about a pile of receipts on my desk.Â i watch the wind play with leaves of my three big trees.Â my hair isn’t done, my makeup isn’t on my face, and… Continue reading following
looking at the phone i notice that it’s my dad’s cell who was out playing tennis and running errands for us. “hey daddy. it’s louissa.” “hey louissa.Â mom said that you wanted bodywash, but i don’t know what that means.” “bodywash.Â yeah.Â i want bodywash… you know — the stuff you wash your body with.”… Continue reading the phone rings.