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…
Hello. Here are some things for you to read. Looking forward to: a road trip! I'm leaving for California tonight to embark on a road trip in the Pacific North West with my sister. We'll be in Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, and maybe other random spots. Watching: Seinfeld. I've seen many episodes before, but I've never watched the entire … Continue reading Currently
I don't like asking for help. I like to do things myself and I like to figure out how to get them done on my own. Yesterday, I walked home from the post office, carrying a 13-pound box. The post office is just under a mile away, and 13 pounds isn't that heavy, but I hadn't … Continue reading What Keys Taught Me About Being Needy