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note to self: i’ll be there for you, always

written june 6, 2021. Photo by Kristine Cinate on Unsplash I have always looked for myself in other people. I think the idea was that they would somehow hold the pieces of me that I felt were missing. That maybe, if I wrapped my identity up in theirs enough, we would somehow make a whole person. It's not healthy to live like this, but I did it anyway — burning through relationships and searching for something I couldn't quite name. It was never enough, not to be myself, but it was never enough to latch my identity to other people, either. I got close, several times — I thought I had reached the pinnacle of self discovery. I thought I had completed myself. But in the end, relying on other people to help build yourself is never a viable way to do things. It's only recently that I've started to become comfortable with the idea of being enough, as I am, on my own. Several years ago, in this same position, I would have searched for another person to attach my identity onto,

Ireland & Russian Spies

This set pretty sums up my life for the past couple of days. It was made by my dear friend Tessa.

(She makes brilliant Polyvore sets. She has also just become aware of the awesomeness of Ireland and Celtic Thunder.)

Welcome to my world. I'll see you in Ireland. ;)

On a side note, I'm hoping to emerge from my blogging break pretty soon. Until then, happy 2012!


  1. Ireland? YES PLEASE 8D That's a really cool set! I looove the necklace.

  2. Celtic Thunder = Pure Amazingness. My sister and I watched their little Christmas concert-thingy on PBS this Christmas Eve... It was lovely. ^.^

    Happy, happy 2012!

  3. i'm currently in love with ireland. have you ever seen the movie "once"? it had the most beautiful music. a character in my book is actually irish, so hey, maybe a trip to ireland would help me understand her better. ;)


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