It’s hard to not appreciate a week that ushers in April 1st. Aside from the appropriately spring-y weather, I’m also grateful that the City of Moscow government finally cleared the gravel, sticks, and mud out of the bike lanes around town. Here are some prettier things that I’m grateful for: My favorite fluffy friend for … Continue reading grateful for the 3rd time.
The highlight of my week was my first physical therapy appointment. The hope of not being in mind bending pain every morning is by far and away the best thing that came out of this week, but since hope doesn’t photograph well, here are five more things that I’m grateful for this week: Tomato seedlings … Continue reading grateful for the 2nd time.
Okay, so I’ve definitely been grateful before–obviously. But I had this idea for a series (inspired by the work of many, many others) where I keep track of the things that I’m grateful for on a weekly (?!) basis. I wanted a way to keep track of how many of the posts I’ve done while … Continue reading grateful for the 1st time.
I can imagine my thoughts as a forest. When I am feeling well, I control where I walk in the forest. Sometimes I walk to a place that it turns out I don’t want to stay, and I can choose to keep on walking. So, sometimes, I walk through mosquito-laced bogs. I just choose … Continue reading struggling with her mental health.
Something about moving to a new place invigorates my desire to learn new skills. I think I’ve always been motivated by fresh starts. For example, I was that kid who got really excited for the beginning of the school year…through college. And grad school. Add that to a potent cocktail of new people, surroundings, and routines … Continue reading learning to knit.
For the first (nearly) 18 years of my life I lived in a rural area of Ohio. I didn’t like it. In the (nearly) 6 years since I left for college, however, I’ve lived in urban areas. And over the course of those 6 years, I’ve become progressively more sure that I want to return … Continue reading dreaming of open fields and friendly tellers.
In my last post, I mentioned that Jack and I moved. The house that we are living in now is actually pretty darn great, but given that we don’t own it, our options for turning the entire lawn into one big vegetable garden are limited. That being said, there are lots of sunny nooks that … Continue reading off to a good start in the garden.