Flipflops in the Rain


forty five: conor.
December 7, 2007, 6:53 pm
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you love my friend to no end, and i love you for that. thanks for letting me be a part of your special day.

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eleven: paul.
October 30, 2007, 6:06 pm
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not so long ago, you taught me about young love and jealousy.
i’m happy you found someone who seems to appreciate your never-ending loyalty.

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roller coasters.
October 22, 2007, 8:27 pm
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chances are if you’re reading this, you know i’ve not-so-recently-but-recently-enough uprooted myself from everything i know and moved to a land not-so-far-but-far-enough away. one of the reasons i jumped at the chance to move across the country was because i was bored. thought i needed a change to cheer myself up and stop the daily highs and lows.

turns out a not-so-simple-but-simple-enough move, sponsored and paid for by my employer, just increased the highs and lows. if i missed you a smidgen before, i miss you a million smidgens now. if i loved you a pinch before, i love you tablespoons more. if i hated something then, i despise it and want to tear it in pieces now.

I’ve always been somewhat emotional — my parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, teachers, acquaintances will tell you that in a heartbeat. But I honestly feel like i’ve gotten emotionally younger and more immature since moving. I catch myself tearing up at odd times about odd situations, and I can’t stop myself.

granted, things aren’t always bad. in fact, this past week has been pretty fabulous. i just wanted to put fair warning out there to all who know me, but may feel like they don’t *know* me lately.

(there’s a chance this post is red-wine inflicted. i apologize. ish.)



two: marilynn.
October 21, 2007, 1:00 am
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when you left, i was just old enough to understand that i never tried to know you. thank you for loving me anyway.

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