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For Monday morning angst

For Monday morning angst

Some may say I’ve been a little angsty this week, and some would be right. It’s one part cabin fever and one part jittery restlessness and one part What Am I Even Doing With My Life, Episode 107. As of yesterday, it’s also one part Is It Still 2017? because the Jaguars are not going to their first Super Bowl and the Patriots are going to their first Super Bowl since last year.

And if we really¬†want to deep dive into the angst, we can discuss the fact that I took this time off in part to spend … Continue reading

Thoughts from a quiet morning

Thoughts from a quiet morning

My roommates are gone. This has only happened one other time, when I am here and both of them are away, and last time it was a highly anticipated event. Not because I don’t like them and spend my days secretly hoping they’ll leave, but because I spent a long, long time living by myself and I thought I would enjoy the temporary return to solitude.

I for sure did not.

It took me two days to adjust to the silence. By the third and final day, I had gotten back into the swing of solo things, but even then, … Continue reading