Category: Life

[BOOK REVIEW: This Is Awkward by Sammy Rhodes]

[BOOK REVIEW: This Is Awkward by Sammy Rhodes]

Perhaps it is a good thing (or, maybe not) that I have never heard of Sammy Rhodes and his @prodigalsam twitter troubles before reading his book “This Is Awkward.” I think it was a good thing. // Last week, I started and finished reading his book.

[thoughts that come at 1am]

[thoughts that come at 1am]

I used to keep diaries since I was a kid. It just felt good to re-read them later and laugh at my English skills (because I could never really convey the exact meaning or find the perfect word in Russian or Ukrainian). It also was interesting to observe the changes in my life and character.

[home alone]

[home alone]

I know we’ll get through this and this is not the worst thing that could happen. In the meantime, however, I miss the one I love. His company. His desire and ability to make me laugh. His kindness and his warmth.

I love you and miss you, honey.

[coincidences?]

[coincidences?]

We bought our first car several months ago. It is an old one (10+ years), but a dear one for me because it used to be my friends’ car. There is a lot of work to be done with it, but it runs and helped us get through winter without freezing at the bus stops …

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[surgery]

[surgery]

Sam needs to get a surgery next week. He broke his wrist a couple of years ago and while the bones healed, they obviously didn’t heal properly.