It was a very last-minute trip to Honolulu with a good friend; I know it sounds decadent, or at least you think that. But if you read my last post, I WAS NOT ready to come home from my recent trip to France and Italy. I still needed to blitz away somewhere, anywhere. Hawaii seemed like the perfect fit. That said, I’m still trying to find the right balance in this new single life of mine, another lesson in more change but in a good way. To be clear, I’m reinventing the wheel (my wheel), finding my new normal, and giving it a tweak here and there, as required. I am unsure what it means, except I am pushing forward those dreams and desires. FINALLY! I fantasized about my future life, removing the word fantasy and replacing it with the word reality.
Who knew that a new pair of shoes could make me rethink how I look at my life? I’m making plans in my head and sharing with my friend, “If I don’t create this fabulous life in my mind, it will never happen.” If my shoe selection (Ruby Red Velvet Valentino pumps) is any indication of the life I’m planning, it will be F’N amazing. My Ruby Slippers, if you will, helping me find my way to my destiny or perhaps into the arms of someone special?
As I lay on this beautiful beach, gazing at the glistening surf and blue skies, I listen to Frank Ocean’s sultry lyrics, reminding me of a few amazing moments. A whisper in my ear and a kiss or two are permanently ingrained in my head. I can’t turn it off.
My past is clearly in my rearview mirror; I’m a little sad, but oh my god, I’m putting my best foot forward. I am so excited; my dreams are turning into reality. The universe is watching my every move, throwing me opportunities left, right and centre. How can I NOT jump at these opportunities…even better in high heels, aka, my Ruby Slippers? I’m no longer in Kansas, baby!
With my eyes closed, clicking my heels, I wish for a place like home but even better….perhaps with palm trees, beaches and another pair of fabulous shoes, if only to remind me that anything is possible.