Becoming Myself

Big Changes Small Changes

February 13, 2015

A couple of weekends ago, we painted the entire upstairs. It’s something we’ve talked about for a couple of years now–the living room was a nice enough blue, but the dining room was this green that turned out WAY brighter & yellow/green than we had thought it would, and it just never was our favorite. […]

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Errands, and Being a Grownup

January 18, 2015

This weekend was a whirlwind of getting stuff done, much of which was focused on getting stuff ready for my office area. I ended up getting a desk at IKEA, and though it may drive me bonkers that my measurements didn’t take into account the base boards so it peeks around the wall by 1/2 […]

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I Accomplished My Biggest Goal of 2015 Already

January 13, 2015

I didn’t make any official resolutions for this year, nothing I put down on paper anyway. I wrote out some general intentions for the year, but I didn’t give voice to the things I decided to try and pursue this year. But that doesn’t mean that I didn’t…don’t…have some things percolating in my mind about […]

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Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015

December 31, 2014

It’s the last day of 2014, so, as is my tradition, I started to write up the year-in-review thing I’ve done the last few years. And then I realized, I really, really don’t want to do that. 2014 had a lot of really amazing things–our trip to Hawaii, paddleboarding for my birthday, meeting up with […]

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No More First Days

August 14, 2014

The first day of school used to be such an exciting and terrifying time. I loved school supplies, and getting my reading lists, and the promise of what I would learn and who I would meet and what the year would be like. I also hated the first day of school, with the anxiety about […]

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