August 31, 2010

I’m blessed with people around me who have the same love for having fun, being outdoors, and acting like a little kid.

August 30, 2010

What it lacked in quality, it made up for with hilarity. Thank you across-the-street neighbors for bringing this image into our lives.

August 29, 2010

It is too hot for packing. These walls are too white now.

August 28, 2010

I wasn’t sure it was going to be worth it; but one bonsai tree, eighty-two pictures, and countless oohs and aahs later, I was really glad I brought her to the gardens.

August 27, 2010

It seems as if I’m not really leaving, but then I look around at all the boxes.

August 25, 2010

I can never decide whether I love or loathe hours spent driving on the highway alone.

August 24, 2010

Today was overflowing with emotions. Maybe once my life is stable again my brain will be too.

August 22, 2010

Diverse talents among friends produces beautiful results.

August 21, 2010

The weather is just another reminder that summer is ending; yet I am loving the cooler temperatures.

August 20, 2010

It’s starting to feel like everything I do here is for the last time; as if this goodbye is final, which I suppose in some ways it is.

August 19, 2010

All of a sudden the opportunities I’ve been waiting for might be here—and that is almost scarier than no opportunities at all.

August 18, 2010

Even though it seemed as if I had overbooked and procrastinated myself into a corner, the timing worked out perfectly.

August 17, 2010

It’s nice getting paid for something you would be willing to do for free. I hope I can find a design job like that someday.

August 16, 2010

I went running in silence because I couldn’t find my iPod. Except the silence was filled with the sound of my sneakers hitting the pavement, my own breathing, the birds and bugs, the breeze and lawnmowers, people and cars going past.

I liked it.

August 15, 2010

I really hope that Christmas tree lights can still pass as acceptable home decor after college.

August 14, 2010

It made us stop in the middle of the parking lot and laugh—the wonderfulness of a crack repaired with blueberries.

August 13, 2010


I noticed the reminders of an old friend perched among the odds and ends of my desk. They’ve been there all year; watching me work.

August 12, 2010

Comforting food when I needed comforting. It was a turning point in my day.