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January 31, 2018

So I got a little sick. I got the kind of sick where the only thing you can do to make it better is to rest. I got the kind of problem where the solution is to do nothing. And I’m not very good at doing nothing.

I’ve never really been the passive type. I like to approac...

January 28, 2018

Background:

Through and through, I am a creature of habit. My planner is the most important purchase of the year and I thrive off my Sunday night organization session where I outline my upcoming week in multi-colored pens. I have certain habits for grocery shopping and...

January 24, 2018

Last week, I won tickets to a show via the Broadway lottery. After a fun and spontaneous night out, my roommate suggested we grab a quick bite at a restaurant around the corner. The clock was edging ever closer to the time that I typically like to be in my pajamas on a...

January 21, 2018

Background:

Through and through, I am a creature of habit. My planner is the most important purchase of the year and I thrive off my Sunday night organization session where I outline my upcoming week in multi-colored pens. I have certain habits for grocery shopping and...

January 18, 2018

..people have always been kind to me.

I was sitting in my office toward the end of a full but productive work day when my colleague stopped in. She asked how my day was going and how I was liking my new position, a reference to a recent title shift within my organizatio...

January 14, 2018

Background:

Through and through, I am a creature of habit. My planner is the most important purchase of the year and I thrive off my Sunday night organization session where I outline my upcoming week in multi-colored pens. I have certain habits for grocery shopping and...

January 10, 2018

I call my grandparents at least once a week. Every time we chat, we compare the weather in Pittsburgh versus New York City, talk about what we’re going to have for dinner, and fill each other in on everything that has happened since the last time we talked.

I was talkin...

January 8, 2018

Background:

Through and through, I am a creature of habit. My planner is the most important purchase of the year and I thrive off my Sunday night organization session where I outline my upcoming week in multi-colored pens. I have certain habits for grocery shopping and...

January 3, 2018

As I’ve written probably a million times on this blog, I love New Year’s. One of my favorite traditions is something I’ve adopted for myself over the past four years – I write a letter to myself. On December 31st, I retrieve the previous year’s letter from my super, se...

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