Happy birthday AnnaVivienYoo!
Dear Anna, Happy twentieth birthday! I know you aren’t too thrilled about this whole two decades thing, but don’t worry my friend – I’ll be joining you shortly (: It was wonderful seeing you on Sunday, one last time while you were still nineteen. And I’m glad we finally got to have our Jersey outing – even if we didn’t actually go anywhere and just stayed home and ate. I miss those good old days...
Architect of the life, architect of the destiny.
En paz Artifex vitae, artifex sui Muy cerca de mi ocaso, yo te bendigo, vida, porque nunca me diste ni esperanza fallida, ni trabajos injustos, ni pena inmerecida; porque veo al final de mi rudo camino que yo fui el arquitecto de mi propio destino; que si extraje la miel o la hiel de las cosas, fue porque en ellas puse hiel o mieles sabrosas: cuando planté rosales, coseché siempre rosas. Cierto, a...
Can't stop feeling.
For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with others. For poise, walk with the knowledge that you will never walk alone. People, even more than things have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed. ...
Bedbugs and ballyhoo.
I want it now, not the promise of what tomorrow brings. I need to live in dream today. I’m tired of the song that sorrow sings. And I want more than I can get, just trying to forget.
You know that I would love to see you next year.
You are the best mistake I ever made. There are these moments when it all feels indestructible. We sit on top of the world. But we read the story of Benaiah and his ring. The world keeps turning. Everything we have is fleeting. It seems like the very sun would stand still for us. Right here, right now, the best days of our lives. Then we remember – This too shall pass.
We've only just begun.
So, this is the new year. I’ve only just begun - There’s gold that lies in me. My hesitation has held me long enough. Here’s to all the mistakes we’ll make, all the lessons we’ll learn. What a beautiful life we live.