::sashays past you and gets comfy on your couch:: ::does not address lengthy writing hiatus while pouring a cocktail:: I think I’ve had a breakthrough. Not to get all 20-something-lost-middle-american-girl-in-a-stupid-movie on you, but…I realize…this time…I love differently. I don’t write much about my current relationship. It’s far more exciting to talk smack about the losers [...]
Eva Wrote It...I talk EPIC smack...I write it too...
Love is funny: no two people love the same way, and no two of your loves are comparable…but heartbreak…that’s another story. Every woman who has been there remembers the symptoms: the hurt, the possible appetite loss, the self-torture thoughts that you’re up having and he’s…well…probably not. Maybe you reread some text exchanges; flip through old [...]
This morning, I rediscovered a poem I loved last fall. It’s on my Tumblr, but nowhere else. Reading it, I wondered why I hadn’t noted the author… “I love this…Why wouldn’t I add credit?…Who wrote it?…Oh wait! I did!” Friendships change. Love changes. And sometimes, you let both go at the same time without even [...]
July 14, 2013 – Today is so heavy. My lower back hurts, my heart hurts, my contacts sting my eyes. Advice: don’t cry with your contacts in and then sleep with them in and then wake up to shed a couple more tears. Just don’t. You’re welcome. I’m plagued today for the same reason so [...]
I walked through a foreign city with native feet; the dust footprints of my great-grandparents glowed through stone to guide me
Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing moms reading this! Motherhood has been my biggest joy/headache/money pit/anxiety source/love well/hug ‘n kiss machine/happy place ever! Yep. It’s all those things. And sometimes it can feel thankless. But if you listen in the small moments…it’s truly not. In June 2002, I was a newly single mother of [...]