Tag: Lists

Easier Dispensed than Spent

Easier Dispensed than Spent

I have a horrible tendency to let myself down in lieu of others. It’s completely partial to my people-pleasing aesthetic and partly compelled by my …

 

If I Lay Here

If I Lay Here

I have found over the past few weeks that the moments in which I am most inspired and have the most articulate of ideas are …

 

May 21, 2005: When I buy a house, it won’t be symmetrical.

May 21, 2005: When I buy a house, it won’t be symmetrical.

December 25, 1997, Age 8 We just opened our presents for Christmas. This was my present to open. Aunt Shannon gave it to me. I also …

 

Planning for A Paradox

Planning for A Paradox

I’m coming to another fork in the road; yet another roadblock in my life has been demolished, and I have the opportunity to pave my …

 

Anxiety

Anxiety

Anxiety overwhelms me again. The cause of so many sleepless nights, listless lists, undone assignments, unfinished projects. My anxiety puts me through a series of …

 

Deja Vu

Deja Vu

I’ve seen this dream before. Or I’ve had this moment before. Whatever way it was, I’ve dreamt of this exact fragment of time: I pick up …

 

A Grocery List

A Grocery List

It’s times like these (when I’m waiting on a phone call, anticipating a departure, and watching re-runs of Top Chef) when I find the need …

 

A Fall With No Rise

A Fall With No Rise

As I begin my 5am shift this morning at a gym downtown, delivering the usual nod and grin to incoming members, packing lists start running through my …