I moved out and away from home about four months ago. The first month consisted of me learning how to do everything on my own, find my way around, and generally just make sure I stay alive in some fashion. In those four weeks I felt like things were going much smoother than I expected … Continue reading Finding Community.
Just over a month ago, I was comfortable. I lived with my family, in the home that my parents had bought together when they got married some 30+ years ago. A lot changed very quickly since then, in many ways that I don’t think I really could have prepared for. My job has a program … Continue reading Safety Nets.
I have always yearned for stability in my life. In things such as friendships, family, and community, but also smaller things like a particular route I take to work, the grocery store I go to, and even how my room is set up in the same way I’ve had it in years. Change is so … Continue reading The Fear of Change.
Friends come and go. I’ve seen many people that I called friends flip and hate my guts, while also getting to know people I was indifferent to and finding them to become some of the closest buddies I could ask for. At the same time I have also seen “best friends” disappear at different phases … Continue reading Reminiscing on Past Friendships.
With another summer coming to a close, I wanted to take a moment to talk about a family tradition that was started 8 months after I was born – our family/friends group annual vacation. This trip has gone for 25 years straight, organized by the moms in four different families. There is a grand total … Continue reading 25 Years and Counting…
Disclaimer: This post will be jumbled. This post will have spelling and grammatical errors. This post will be even less thought out than my usual posts. …So in essence, I guess this is exactly the type of post I said I would throw up here in my “About Me” section. What a year this is … Continue reading The Connections Made Through Suffering.
There was a long period of time where I was out of the house much more than I was at home – I felt like that was a productive use of my time. Being out and getting to know other people, socializing late into the evenings, just being out and away for basically the whole … Continue reading Home.