A few weeks, I was laying in bed thinking about relationships; romantic relationships, friendships, and relationships with family. I had just finished reading Geraldine DeRuiter’s memoir (seriously, probably one of my top 5 books right now) and she did a beautiful job describing her relationship with her husband. The ups and the downs and even … Continue reading Should I Stay or Should I Go?
What does it mean to be in a relationship?
Someone recently asked me what it means to be in a romantic relationship with someone. I have to say, I was really thrown off by that question because I had never really thought about it. You have the conversation where you both agree that you are exclusively in a relationship with one another, that person … Continue reading What does it mean to be in a relationship?
Boxing and Bluegrass
It's been 2 weeks since I posted my Year of Single bucket list. So far I have a knocked two items off my bucket list. 1.) Try boxing 23.) Attend a concert of someone I’ve never heard of. Boxing I have taken on 2 different kinds of classes. Body combat and standard boxing with … Continue reading Boxing and Bluegrass
How the Spark Returned
Ten months ago, I wrote about how I was burned out on teaching in this post: Why My Fire Burned Out. Yesterday, I found myself looking at Education Master's degree programs and even in the future, Doctorate degree programs in education and human development. That doesn't sound like someone who is planning on leaving the profession … Continue reading How the Spark Returned
“Why are you single?” and other dumb things I’m tired of hearing
"Why are you single?" or "How are you single?" if someone is trying to flatter me. It's a simple answer but no one will accept it for some reason: "Because I choose to be." I haven't been single that long, but I am back in the dating game so the questions that are asked are … Continue reading “Why are you single?” and other dumb things I’m tired of hearing
The Importance of a Tribe
I've been "tribeless" for about two years. I have good friends who I see on occasion, but since I moved a little further away it is not always easy to get together with friends. Not only that, but people change and interests change so people gradually move on and find other people who align with … Continue reading The Importance of a Tribe