Whether it’s their quick humor, their obvious sincerity or simply the comfortable easiness you have when around them, we inadvertently end up spending our time with the people we’ve identified as close friends, buddies, or comrades.
A clean slate, an open road, a blank book with the pages yet to be filled. This year holds the potential for greatness we have yet to see.
I want, just for today, the airports to close and the planes to be grounded and for you to stay.
The ones who take your breath away often forget to return it. I began to realize that the ones you should keep around are the ones who maintain a subtle, yet substantial, presence in your life.
We dated briefly, maybe a few months at most. We had a history together that I could barely retrieve from the fog of my memory.
As you split another glass of rosé from the box, you declared how you wouldn’t be able to survive without each other. Every ounce of you believing it to be true.
There should be fine print on the reverse side of your boarding pass stating ‘Your trip will not go according to plan, but that’s okay.’
7. An off-hand remark about what you’re eating.