It’s About That Time Again

You guys, this year absolutely FLEW by! Where did the time go?! 2016, though perhaps politically quite terrible (which I will not get into in this blog post because this is a predominantly positive space and goodness knows what we have in store for us), was personally pretty amazing for me. But it felt likeContinue reading “It’s About That Time Again”

Chocolate for Breakfast, Chocolate for Dinner

Okay okay. I know this week’s title does not really fit with last week’s resolutions. Occasionally, in the wonderful world of “I just got dumped by someone I love,” you will find your mind flitting from idea to idea, not always in total agreement with what you may have been sure about say, yesterday. Last week,Continue reading “Chocolate for Breakfast, Chocolate for Dinner”

Not Quite Like Mom’s, But Close

To say I have been feeling emotional this week would be an understatement. My moods and feelings over this breakup vary from day to day and week to week. Sometimes I feel okay about it – in a logical sense, maybe it really was for the best. Rich and I aren’t exactly the most similarContinue reading “Not Quite Like Mom’s, But Close”

Be Kind to You.

Weekends are wonderful and terrible for the newly single. They’re wonderful because, of course, you’re free free free and can do whatever you want! They’re terrible because what you want to be doing is spending the weekend with your ex, which is no longer an option. I was feeling especially vulnerable this weekend, and missingContinue reading “Be Kind to You.”

Sitting Serenely in Silence: Learning About Sustainable Urban Agriculture

The first day of my sustainable urban agriculture class at the University of the District of Columbia, I climbed the stairs from the metro, disoriented and feeling nervous about finding the correct building and the correct classroom and being on time to class. As I reached ground level and walked nervously to the corner towardContinue reading “Sitting Serenely in Silence: Learning About Sustainable Urban Agriculture”

Being Alone Doesn’t Have to Mean Being Lonely

I think this is the toughest part about the end of a relationship. Regardless of how many friends you have, or how close you are with your family or if you live in a big, vibrant city full of potential acquaintances, mentors, loves, colleagues, enemies and best friends, you are so used to leaning onContinue reading “Being Alone Doesn’t Have to Mean Being Lonely”