Because the chaos that weaves through our lives doesn’t ever fully stop; it’s what keeps our heads above the water. It’s what keeps us afloat.
The thing about long distance relationships with your family is that you can easily put an exclamation point on a conversation even when it’s not quite over.
This year, I found myself smack down in the middle of the modern day Wonderland, New York City. I found you don’t have to celebrate Christmas, but to live here, you have to give in a little.
I’m single and most of the time I’m really okay with that.
So there I was, miles from my mom, with the phone squished against my ear as I listened to her type my user name and password into JDate’s login box.
He reaches across the table before taking another sip of whiskey and asks me, “Why in the world do you still read paperback books when you can just read everything on a Kindle?” And I fumble around in my head for…
1. Selfie We’ve all taken enough selfies this year that we’ll never, ever, be able to forgot how our face looked in 2013.
New York City used to be mine. It’s a lot of peoples. Like the guy who is always out there at 6am selling fruit on the corner of 31st and 3rdAvenue.
What I handed him looked like it had been places. And it had.
4. He’s too nervous. It can be that simple, really.