One year ago yesterday, Daniel and I (and a small caravan of Daniel's family members - mine were waiting for us in Virginia) packed up the final fragments of our possessions, got in my trusty old Saturn, and started the drive up to Virginia. I had never been to Virginia and Daniel had never been … Continue reading one year in Charlottesville
As the sun sets, attendees are given an unlit candle. Outside, the light of Christ is lit just as the last light of the sun settles on the horizon. Parishioners process in quietly and await the coming of the light of Christ as it is solemnly paraded down the center aisle. All are aided in … Continue reading alleluia!
Originally published on my fair trade blog, Style Wise: --------- radical : of, relating to, or proceeding from a root I started this blog with a specific reader in mind. I wanted to encourage young women - my peers - who were already reading personal style blogs to take an interest in a more thoughtful approach … Continue reading radical
The new year always throws me for a loop. I spent yesterday at home, off work, in a miserable mood, lashing out anytime Daniel so much as spoke to me. I guess a new year makes me feel obligated: to change bad habits, develop good ones, get motivated, achieve everything at once. In the final … Continue reading closure
October felt almost normal. Daniel and I in our Halloween costumes This month I (and sometimes Daniel): enthusiastically attended my ballet classes worked, one latte at a time, through growing crowds at the coffee shop grieved (however briefly) over the loss of our mouse, Chantico, and bought a new mouse, Hecate. suffered through an art … Continue reading 3 months in C-ville
I turned 24 years old yesterday. It sucked. Objectively, there was absolutely nothing wrong with my day: I slept in, opened up a few presents from Daniel (he got me a series of early Bakelite pieces), went to work, got complimented on my outfit, received a delicious smelling candle from my boss, ate some honey bunches, and … Continue reading twenty four
Yesterday marked the one month-iversary of our new life in Charlottesville. It's incredible how quickly time has flown already. In most ways, Charlottesville already feels like home. But there are still loose ends to tie: settling into a church, unpacking and organizing the final traces of our move, finding a consistent group of friends to … Continue reading one month in C-Ville