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RADVENT: December Five — Rocking Out

December 5

Write down the soundtrack of your year so far. Play it for someone who loves you.

OHHH I’m so excited about this, because this has been QUITE the year for music. Living in LA means I spend a lot of time in the car commuting. The upside of this is that I get lots of time to listen to awesome ridiculous music.

First of all, this song makes the top of my list because as ridiculous as this sounds, it has the ability to make to cry almost ANYTIME I hear it. Chris Brown’s “Forever.” Two reasons it has such an effect. First, it came on the radio right when I was having one of those “holy shit this is what happiness feels like moments” as I drove to Venice with a few friends. Second, Jim & Pam wedding song.

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RADVENT: December Four — Forgiveness

DECEMBER 4

It’s hard to come out of a place of resentment, and it takes practice (just like everything). Practice forgiving about small, everyday things. You can always non-forgive later. Who and what are you ready to let go of resentment toward?

This one is kind of hard for me. I think it’s almost impossible for me to hate someone. I’m not just saying that either. I’m very quick to forgive and I don’t hold grudges, even when people really screw me over. Continue reading “RADVENT: December Four — Forgiveness”

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RADVENT: December Three — Writing

I skipped day two.

DECEMBER 3

Write a letter of love to yourself to read in one year.

Dear Coco,

Let’s just get this out of the way, I love you… at least I do most of the time. (You know I’ve never been very good with commitment.) Please stop being so hard on yourself. You’re a good person, you work hard, you have goals and you’re going somewhere. Continue reading “RADVENT: December Three — Writing”

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RADVENT: December One — Remembering

Well, it’s been a while. Thanks to a combination of being way to freakin’ busy plus the worst writer’s block evar I’ve taken an unexpected hiatus. But now I’m ready to jump on the bandwagon and embark on Princess Lastertron’s Radvent Project. (I’m a little behind, please excuse while I catch up.)

DECEMBER 1

What were you doing five years ago today? As the holiday season began? Where were you? Who were you with? What did you want? What did you have?

Woah boy, where do I begin? In 2005 I was seventeen and about half-way through my senior year of high school. I was literally having the time of my life.

Keegan and I catching snowflakes in Waupaca, WI.
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