Wednesday, November 25, 2009
i thought it was time to update my long-ago this girl post, because it starts to feel like i'm a slightly different girl now, tho' much of that post is undoubtedly still true. life doesn't stand still.
...rests more easily in herself these days. she feels sure of her decisions and her place in the world. she knows what she wants and has at least an idea of the first steps towards getting it.
...at times feels impatient with the pace of things. she wishes they would just happen already.
...doesn't always use her time as wisely as she could.
...has a much better idea of what she needs from the people around her and especially from her work than she once did.
...believes that writing is the new praying.
...is moving towards living a more creative life.
...has a more generous spirit than she sometimes lets on.
...has SO many ideas. so many that it's sometimes quite paralyzing.
...isn't that fond of sentimentality. or sap. or fake people. or people whose contribution to a conversation is about something they once saw on a reality t.v. show.
...finds the universe a mysterious place at times.
...really wants to simplify, but finds it difficult. and she also has a terrible time getting rid of stuff.
...wonders if she has enjoyed the child enough and isn't really ready for her to be a 'tween and start texting and hiding in her room and all that.
...has realized that followers come and go and that's just life. and the same is true with friends.
...is still nikon not canon. a mac not a PC. iPhone not blackberry. more barthes than baudrillard. murakami not dan brown (in fact, she feels a bit uncomfortable putting them together in a binary). more big ten than ivy league. more cook than chef. black tea not green. salty not sweet.
...loves a latté in the early afternoon and a glass of wine in the evening.
...is a sucker for a british crime show (morse, midsomer, frost, bergerac, taggart, lynley - you name it).
...loves learning and searching and trying new things.
...needs to laugh every single day.
...is still a bee charmer.
and who are you boys and girls? (give it a try, it's really fun to write in the 3rd person.)