I have way too many things on my mind today to write a post about just one thing so instead, I’m going to write a little about everything I’m thinking about:
1. It’s crazy to me how insecurity can creep up on you when you’re not looking and slap you over the head with it’s slimy little hands just when you thought you were perfectly happy just being you. Recently, I got a lesson in confidence from two good friends who happened to be in exactly the right place at the right time. Since then, I’ve been thinking a lot about confidence and what it means to be totally confident in everything about yourself, from your accomplishments to the way you look to the things you feel, and I’m beginning to think it’s actually possible.
2. Marriage, marriage is everywhere, and it makes me all sappy. I just read a MySpace bulletin about a high school friend of mine that’s getting married in Maui next month. On the beach. At sunset. Sounds fantastic. This weekend I’m going to a wedding somewhere outside of Seattle. It’s supposed to be in a castle, and I really can’t wait. I love weddings and all that they represent. I love the dresses and the food and the dancing and the toasts and the rings and the crying moms and the flowers and seeing two people who love each other more than anything stand before their family and friends and vow to be there for each other in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health, in times of plenty and in times of want. Sigh. I just love it all. (Told you it makes me sappy.)
3. I really, really want a talking chipmunk. Last night, I watched Alvin and the Chipmunks, and today, I can’t stop thinking about Theodore. His little voice. His big eyes. His little ears that go back when he’s sad or scared. I just wanna squeeeeeeze him! If anyone knows where I can get a fat, cuddly, talking chipmunk to keep as my pet, please let me know!