I've been manic for the past few days. I have this sudden urge to do, make, complete. But it feels unhealthy, because I'm never satisfied and I'm always on edge. Perhaps starting up a Monthly Goals post series will redirect my activity to something a bit more satisfying. October Goals: List items for Platinum & … Continue reading monthly goals: october
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
1. Go hiking. I'm hiking up to Crabtree Falls this weekend, but I want to make hiking a normal part of my monthly schedule. source 2. Visit New York City. The last time we visited New York, it was too cold (and I was too under-dressed) to really enjoy everything. We can take a train … Continue reading summer bucket list
Hello, y'all. I'm not gone; I've just been posting up a storm on my fair trade blog, Style Wise. I've also been reading some thought provoking and inspiring articles: Slow Down! Why Some Languages Sound So Fast, Time It's an almost universal truth that any language you don't understand sounds like it's being spoken at … Continue reading i’m still here
The past couple weeks have been busy! In the past two weeks, I (and sometimes Daniel): completed my first and second week at the new job made the discovery that I'm mildly allergic to vinyl bought some greige nail polish at Sephora wore shorts for the first time in 6+ months drank at least one … Continue reading week(s) in review
Haven't done one of these in awhile. It's interesting (to me at least) to see how my blog transitions and adapts over time. But I really do want to record my life as it happens, however broad that description of events turns out to be, so that I can look back on it and remember … Continue reading week in review
I draw a closed square around my worries so that they're boxed in. So I can contain them. So I see them in perspective, as scribbles in scrawled ink, less than two inches wide.
January flew by despite being full of ups and downs. The weather was cold, then hot, then cold again, and my brain chemicals didn't know how to react. I was really hard on myself for being lazy and depressed, but I came out of it and now I'm on an emotional upswing. This month, I … Continue reading month in review: January ’13