I have a feeling that this summer will be fantastic and I have grand plans for it. Immersion week in July followed immediately by Sarah's wedding, a weekend trip to Notre Dame with the family, and a possible trip to Monroe, MI to hang out with some fabulous ladies. I'm unemployed and I feel as though I have summer by the fingertips. I want to take unplanned road trips and give my scheduled friends a shake. I want to fill an album with candid photos because they are real.
I found myself looking forward to this summer like I did when I was little - when my only worry was that my bedtime was an hour earlier than my younger neighbors. In all actuality, I should be searching for a new job and fine tuning the resume that I can't find. I like summer much better when I forget about the stress of "adult" life.
When I was in elementary school, my family used to take weekend trips with good friends. They had 3 daughters and I was best friends with Marie, who was 6 months older than me. We’d venture up to Niagara Falls for a weekend or Lake Erie. Anywhere. I want that again. Aside from a lack of income, nothing is holding me back.
Ready, set, go! (My 8 year old self at Niagra Falls.
One of my friends has a facebook album called "my life presently." For some reason, the album makes me smile everytime I see it. My life's been full of friends, unproductive days at work, and tornado warnings. I like knowing that I'm busy - that my evenings and weekends aren't spent at home.
I write with the purple pen when I need a pick-me-up.
We've been friends since high school.
No night out is complete without Dunkin Donuts.
Driving down Market St. in Youngstown. I feel like I've lived on this street as of late.
Thursday evening brought tornado warnings and heavy rains.