The week before we moved to Dallas, I started my work-from-home career using the coffee table as my workstation and then quickly downgraded to a folding beach chair once the coffee table and couch were sold. We had been sleeping on an air mattress since our Uhaul Pod shipped all of our belongings to Texas … Continue reading How to Survive Transitions
Where a man feels at home, outside of where he's born, is where he's meant to go.Ernest Hemingway I have spent my entire life, up until April 2019 when we moved to Dallas, in Massachusetts. I grew up in a small central mass town, went to college in the southeastern part of the state, and … Continue reading How Long Until We Are Home?
Something I've come to notice about Dallas is that strangers talk to each other. In elevators, lines, at dog parks, restaurants and even on the side walk. I love it, it gives a big city a small town vibe, and I never feel lonely. This is also totally different than what I'm used to up … Continue reading The Color of Paper.
Before we moved to Dallas, I joined meetup groups, installed friend-finding apps and decided that I needed to get a dog, pronto. When your young making friends comes naturally. My earliest friend making moment (that I can remember) was when I was four years old. I saw a girl in preschool playing with things I … Continue reading How to Make New Friends as an Adult
The Crate and Barrel life I imaged I could achieve by simply upgrading our things, was a LIE. While choosing items for my wedding registry and furnishing our new Dallas apartment, I held the belief that owning All-Clad pots and pans and having Crate and Barrel furnishings would make me feel like a "real adult." … Continue reading My Crate & Barrel Life is a Lie!
“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” - Alan Watts Howdy Ya'll, and welcome to my blog! I'm a new wife, new to the Great Nation of Texas, and a new puppy mom. My husband got relocated to Dallas, TX so we … Continue reading Who is this new Dallas wife?