Category: friends

I don’t owe you an explanation

I tend to explain everything, even things that I shouldn’t need to or want to. So, here it is “Why is Ian back in MN after only four and half months?” Before I get in to the whole WHY, I’m going to update you on what I did while I was there. I spent my

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two months in brazil

what am i doing these past two months I have been in Brazil now for almost two months. I have acquired an apartment in Jaquiera neighborhood of Recife. This area is generally safe, low crime, nice people, restaurants, shops everywhere and an amazing park that my apartment overlooks. I love it. One thing I didn’t

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about three weeks in

I have been living in Brazil for just about three weeks now. Things feel so different, everything from day to day encounters to how you use the elevators. I have met so many people already and I hope to meet many more. I acquired an apartment after about one week here, which I feel is

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eleven days

My emotions are on high alert right now, I am hypersensitive to everything and it’s starting to leak out of my head. I think people are starting to notice that I am actually scared about this and that I might have doubts. My heart hurts, palms are moist and my list of things that need

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waiting

I hate waiting. I would guess that most people feel the same as I do about this topic. Waiting in lines, waiting on people, waiting at bars alone, waiting for something to come in the mail and waiting for things to change. That last one is a bit weird cause you really shouldn’t wait for

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giving thanks

This year I have had many changes in my life and I am thankful for all of it, good and bad! When times get rough you can really tell who are the most important people. This year it was my friends and for that I am giving thanks! I have around four hundred friends on

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evoke emotion

I have some strong emotions about a lot of topics that I share either via this blog, Facebook or other social media outlets. My intention is never to bash, hate or down others views ever. I only hope that I evoke emotion. Emotions make us real. “To deny our own impulses is to deny the

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bio: erica hanna

I have met so many people over the years, but none have affected the world more than Erica “Freakin” Hanna the multi-colored hair rockstar! Her and I met back in 2010 (according to our FB friendship page) at the Minneapolis St Paul Social Media Breakfast. Erica has always been one of the leaders in not

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being in love is stupid

Of course I’ve been in love and I’m sure you have too (if not that is okay too), but by the end of this post you might understand why being in love is stupid. I’ve met the woman of my dreams and had an amazing relationship with her and like all good things,  it ended

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letting go and moving on

Traditionally the best way to let go of resentment or anger and move on are quite simple. I have tried many of the following things people are suggested to do in order to let go. I have stopped blaming others. I have made the decision to move on. I talk through my feelings and pain.

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