Tag Archives: growing up

An Update

Since the last time I wrote anything on this page: – I moved. Twice. Within the same state though. – I got a new job, and in fact I have a Rather Important Business Type Job. – I got a … Continue reading

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Gut Check

I hate remembering what time of year it is and realizing that I’ve made plans around September 2nd. It’s been 5 years, so maybe it’s time to have plans that day that don’t involve staring at the ocean and over … Continue reading

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Children, Please

One of the greatest difficulties I have found in this business of “growing up” is finding the balance between what you want now and what you want in the future, all the while feeling the weight of debt and the … Continue reading

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3 years, 11 months, 3 weeks, and 5 days.

I wonder sometimes when it will no longer feel necessary to mark the 2nd of September. I wonder when it will fade, just like his birthday, in to the fold of calendar days that mean little. Because sometimes I get … Continue reading

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Springalingading

I’ve been thinking a lot about dandelions these days. I used to be a prolific dandelion puff blower. It was borderline compulsive, it was a rare puff of seeds that escaped me. I was actually told by a few friends … Continue reading

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Setting goals, making plans

I wrote out a list of goals. One set for the next 4 months, one set for the next year. They include the mundane (bake cookies!) to the outrageous (go to Iceland!) but they keep me on track. Sort of. … Continue reading

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Challenges

It makes me happy seeing all the people around me making little promises to themselves to get better, stronger, more aware. None of us want to make it too easy on ourselves. It makes me feel motivated.

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