so this happened…

    and in case the pictures didn’t say it well enough…my best friend asked me to marry him. i said yes. and i would say ‘the end,’ except for one thing…it is just the beginning. i didn’t know it was possible to love someone this much, or to be this happy…but i do now….

awaken the dawn

i am sitting here on the couch at five minutes past five in the morning, blanket-wrapped and hunched over my computer. my hands are shaking and the nightmare was half an hour ago, but i can still see it, waiting in the shadows of my memory…i tried to fall back asleep, but it wouldn’t let…

the race that is set before me

it has finally decided to rain here in northern california, and this means that i am a happy girl. rain is not essential for my happiness, of course, and i dearly love sunshine…but still, rain rarely fails to put a grin on my face.¬†and so, this afternoon, i’m sitting in front of a fire (directly…

the promise

it is always a bit awkward to write a post after not having written one in months. so much life has happened since i last posted that i cannot help but feel a tug-of-war…should i write about all of those things, the infinite number of significant and mundane happenings that have, even in the comparatively…