moving tagged posts

Charleston! Oh, Charleston!

October 2, 2015 LifeThoughts  3 comments

Ladies & Gents-

It’s been three months, so I figured I’d make the official announcement:

We are on our next great adventure. We have moved—to the Lowcountry, baby. Sweet-tea, sunny-coastal South Carolina.

We sold half our shit (seriously, not even kidding), packed up the rest of it, sold the house, & now reside in an appropriately-sized very-cute developmentally-appropriate apartment.

While my decisions may seem impulsive from the outside—reckless and irresponsible and selfish—truly, they are not. When I know, I know (in a split-second, gut-instinct, intuitive-kind-of-way) because I know what is best for me; sometimes without even being consciously aware of it. And though I am an emotional creature, I am also equal parts logical and

Read More

Can I stay?

October 29, 2014 LifeThoughts  One comment

My therapist tells me I'm not supposed/allowed to think about this, but being the angsty/moody writerly type that I am, I feel that my feelings aren't real until they're down on paper and out of my freaking head.

So here goes, most of you know that Andrew and I are spending January - March 2015 down in North Carolina to see if we want to live there. It's a trial run, but also an excuse to get the hell out of dodge for the worst of the winter months. If you didn't, well now you do.

(Side note: It's been an usually warm and sunny fall here in Michigan and I really think it's messing with my head and making me think things I wouldn't be thinking if it wasn't warm and were it's usual sucky self.)

I find myself trying to talk myself into staying here in Michigan after the

Read More