More than a year ago, I voluntarily uprooted my social and professional networks and moved back to my home state. With a new job, developing my professional network has been fairly easy. I wish I could say the same about the social network. I can’t say that I’m lonely. I live with my partner. My family is 45 minutes away and I see them frequently. My closest friends are almost always connected thus a mere click or text away. However, I miss that face-to-face connection and the ability to call someone up and say “Let’s go get a drink in 15.”
Initially I wasn’t planning on choosing a word this year, but as it seems to happen, a word chose me. This year will be all about connecting. Continue reading
In the grand scheme of things, a breakup isn’t the worst thing ever, but a breakup was responsible for the lowest point in my life. At the time, I don’t think I ever hurt so much. I broke up with my boyfriend of five years. It was overdue. The year prior to the breakup was ugly, but it’s really hard to separate yourself from a relationship that had existed for a quarter of your life (at the time). Continue reading
Seriously, Sarah? This is NOT an easy one. Good job!
Let’s get mushy. Two very dear friends walked down the aisle to this song after they said their vows. Being the wanna-be hipster that I am, I’ve been into this song for awhile, but probably not before anyone with an ironic mustache or a party time watch tattoo. (Did you miss my weird tangents??) Continue reading