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friday letters

20 Jul

Dear Seal and Macy Gray, Can’t wait to see you two this weekend at Ravinia! I’m pretty sure I’m going to have just as much fun with you as I did with Lifehouse last year.

Dear people that complain about their job/boss publicly, I don’t understand how you feel comfortable doing this. How do you know someone isn’t going to see it and say something??

Dear Natalie, Thank you for your kind words over the last few weeks. You make me smile each and every time we talk/write/text 🙂

Dear Corey, I kind of want to hug you for minutes and minutes when I see you.

Dear Charles Bradley, Your station on Pandora is perfect for a Friday morning in the office. Work it.

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My heart is heavy after reading about what happened in Colorado. These tragic moments are reminders to give one more hug, kiss, anything.

You just never know. 

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let us lay in the sun and count every beautiful thing we see

11 Jul

I want to travel so badly I can’t think of much else.

Dusk, Piazza Navona, Rome Italy

I want to go home right now, pack a bag, and go somewhere… almost anywhere.

Retro

I want to experience something new.

Floating Lantern Festival in Thailand.

I want to try something scary.

El Caminito del Rey, Spain. I am adventurous, but I could never do this!

I want go somewhere nobody knows me.

Beacon Hill neighborhood in Boston... Lovely, in a word.

I have probably 8 trips planned in my head… all of which are just waiting to be gone on.

italy.

I want to bring friends with me, I want to go alone, I want to go with my family… I just want to GO!

gorgeous photo!

Wouldn’t it be so fun to have the time and resources to just hop in the car and drive across the country or go to the airport and jet off somewhere?

Lombard Street, in San Francisco

Dip my toes in the ocean, climb a mountain, eat amazing food, visit small towns and big cities.

Simple. Classic. Italian.

I’d love to fly away somewhere with my boyfriend, hold hands while walking down streets neither of us have been down before, and fall more in love with travelling and each other.

Someday

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happy 4th!

4 Jul

4th of July

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So. What.

13 Jun

Here’s the thing: 

I like love watching the Bachelorette.

I cry. I am sensitive. I like talking about feelings.

I like chick flicks.

I like wearing dresses.

I like being the little spoon.

I like thinking about getting married and having babies someday.

I like clothes, shoes, and jewelry.

I like baking.

I love love.

I like that at 5:30 I’m going straight to the library to pick up Fifty Shades of Grey. 

And here’s the other thing…

So. What.

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big bear hugs

22 May

I don’t have much patience when it comes to waiting for the things I want. I get anxious and wonder why it hasn’t happened yet. Especially lately. I have so many goals, wants, wishes, and hopes that I can’t figure out why they aren’t ALL happening right NOW. I feel like I’m taking action toward achieving my goals, but I’m not there yet. While it gets frustrating I do try to remember what I do have going for me RIGHT NOW. Where I am right now. What I’m doing right now. Who I’m spending my time with right now. I will never be able to get these moments back. Sure, I’m not where I ultimately want to be with everything, but why rush? A couple of weeks ago I was at my sisters house and I called my nephew over, picked him up, and asked him to give me a big bear hug. He did it, but then asked why I wanted a big bear hug. Because I won’t be able to pick you up and ask for big bear hugs forever. At some point he’ll be too big. At some point he won’t want to give Aunt Sarah big bear hugs [he’s still going to get them, he just might not like it as much :)]. 

Here’s to enjoying big bear hugs right now and not wishing away these fantastic and little and beautiful moments in my life.

be a force of the awesome

15 May

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