February has been a bit of a stain on 2014. The clouds in DC are dark, there have been a few instances of polar vortex, and no amount of hot chocolate could have made the stress of Thursday’s snow more bearable. The past few weeks have been tense and full of apprehension of future unknowns. … Continue reading February 14, the best one I have had.
So sometimes goals and guidelines for the New Year are tough and sometimes they don’t even get a mention until it’s nearly February. I’m not a big resolutions person. They’re so staunch and firm. I prefer the idea of goals and guidelines, things that are achievable yet comfortably attainable with a little extra effort and … Continue reading Just Making Shapes
42% of DC residents leave the city for the holidays. Living in a city of the transient, I feel undeniably ungrounded (but I am working on it). The past few months have been take off and landing, bad airport sandwiches, and an inextricable feeling of running in place. While I have loved every second of … Continue reading One Day Past the Solstice
This was one of those mornings that I just couldn’t get awake. Head heavy and muddled, it took me much more than my usual stand-up-and-go routine. Two cups of tea and a streusel-topped waffle later, I am finally just about ready to start my day. Moving is finally done and now I’ve hit my favorite … Continue reading Settling In
Today is cold and rainy in DC which is pretty unusual but suits my mood today. It’s a Joni Mitchell kind of day. I’m a little burned out and somewhat sick as a result of over-planning. The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of rarely turning down invitations and trying cram as many people … Continue reading You Can’t Have Your Ass at 18 Weddings
Week one down. As far as a first week on a new job goes, I’d say it was pretty straightforward. I’m becoming a master of Google and have even hung up a picture or two in my windowless office to make it a bit more cheery. (Sidebar: what would the world do if Google made … Continue reading More Butter, Please, and Other Weird Food Metaphors
Tonight’s my first night in my place for the summer and I have to say, I have done a lot of moving and shaking these past few days. There’s been a lot of pushing and pulling, boxing and unboxing, questioning and determining. I think the biggest question on my mind as the heat index and … Continue reading Missed a Season Somewhere