I turned 29 on Tuesday! As I said in my last post I have some long-term goals to work on, and I’d be thrilled to accomplish any of them before I hit the big 3-0. Without any further fanfare, here’s my list: Learn to say ‘no’ without feeling guilty. Get my finances in order: Learn…… Continue reading A Design for Twenty-Nine
The booms from premature fireworks off in the distance reminds me that July will be here in under an hour. Besides marking the second half of the year, it’s a big month for me — it’s my birthday month! In eleven days (yikes!) I’ll be 29. And boy, I don’t entirely feel ready. Like, I…… Continue reading Welcome, July
This year has been such an emotional rollercoaster; I’ve been incredibly happy only to turn around and experience some of the lowest emotional lows of my life. Through it all, however, I’ve continued moving forward and I’m learning so much in the process. Today especially feels like a red-letter day because I am nearing the…… Continue reading A story of stuff, pt II: The Photo Boxes
With the recent rise of minimalism my soul has felt a longing to be free of its consumerist tethers. However, there’s one small problem… I. Love. My. Stuff. I always have, even as a kid. Growing up I started collection after collection, and those habits stuck with me. There was my souvenir bell collection —…… Continue reading A story of stuff, Pt. I
“May the next few months be a period of magnificent transformation.” Welcome to the year I change my life. The year where I put aside old mistakes, past failures, ancient excuses, and set forth to create a life I can be happy with. My goal is to not just live, but thrive. I will bloom…… Continue reading Welcome!
Over the past few years my desire to ‘go green’ has grown into something of a monster. I say monster because throwing anything away racks me with guilt and frustration that there isn’t a way to reuse absolutely everything. Aside from the occasional moments of disappointment with the throwaway society that we live in, my…… Continue reading greenery