Hello there. Happy Spring! It's been quite a while, hasn't it? Here's what's been going on. Reading: I just finished reading And Still She Laughs, which I recommend to anyone, really, but particularly to anyone processing grief. I also recently finished reading Invitation to Solitude and Silence. I tried reading this years ago, and never really got … Continue reading Currently
Hello 2017. You are like a breath of fresh air. Welcome. Here are some random thoughts and goings-on: La La Land is one my new favorite movies. I just watched it for a second time today and it was even better this time around. Go see it immediately. One of my new year's resolutions is … Continue reading Hello 2017
Over the summer, after my visit to the Netherlands, I flew to London for Reality. Nicole and I flew together from the Netherlands, and we ended up taking the tube to the wrong place and walked very far to get to where we were staying. But we made it, and that night we celebrated our … Continue reading London
This year has been really good—it's been stretching and happy and sad and stressful and relaxing, and I'm glad that it isn't over yet. Here's a roundup of what I'm thankful for so far, because Thanksgiving. -parents who can get along -natural light -plants in my living room -friends who take the time to know … Continue reading Thankful: A List
Today I have been funemployed for exactly nine months, and it has been wonderful. I've traveled to many places, as shown above, and done the typical broadening of horizons that should occur when one embarks on such a journey. Life is fun. But now it's time to get a job. Here's to the next adventure.
I went to Walden Pond a few weeks ago. Some friends were visiting and so we strolled along and I watched them skip rocks. The air was crisp and the sun was setting over the pond and it was almost too much to take in because it was so beautiful. It was one of those … Continue reading Walden Pond in the Fall
I ran a 10k. And didn't twist an ankle, or faint, or slip and fall, or do any of the things that would make my cousin Lily say, "you would, Rachel." My runner friends say that the first two miles are always the toughest, and then you feel like you can go on forever. I … Continue reading I Ran a 10k…