A year ago yesterday, March 10th, 2016, Jake got behind the wheel of a ridiculously large van and drove me the 16 hours from Southie to Myrtle Beach (I wasn’t allowed to drive thanks to a recent hospital stay).
We’re in the middle of my very first Hurricane Season here in Myrtle Beach. I grew up with South Carolina Hurricanes, thanks to my family vacation (two weeks on the Boardwalk every August) falling toward the end of the summer, and my family’s love of ridiculous weather (yes, my Dad was That Guy who wouldContinue reading “(302) life has a funny way”
It’s true: I packed my bags, quit my job, and moved to the beach. Specifically, Myrtle Beach. My time in Boston was incredible – I have a very complicated relationship with that city – but it was time for it to end. I moved to Boston for idealistic, romantic reasons, and I’m grateful to haveContinue reading “(300) bless your heart”
A few weeks ago, I alluded to a big change coming in my life. Well, it’s happened now. I’ve packed my bags, quit my job, and moved to the beach. Specifically, Myrtle Beach. My time in Boston was incredible – I have a very complicated relationship with that city – but it was time forContinue reading “#336; moved to the beach”
2016 has begun. Hard to believe. And what a year 2015 was. After many hard years – muggings, job lost, illness – 2015 was harrowing on the national, international, and political scale but personally… It was pleasant. I continued working hard at a job that I love and that I learn more about every year.Continue reading “#334; a new year”
It’s sort of starting to feel like Spring here in Boston. Spring always makes me miss Washington, DC, though. I left the District in June of 2010 after almost ten years there and days like today – weather in the fifties, going to a friend’s house to watch the baseball game and celebrate my boyfriend’s 31stContinue reading “#333; thoughts on Spring”