The Downsizing

We had made it to U-Haul just in time. We rented the unit, and quickly moved our life into it. Quietly I told my husband that we would be back soon to purge. we have been upended, but it has been a great opportunity to downsize. It is the first big step in our newContinue reading “The Downsizing”

Less is More

I have been doing a lot of thinking. I am nearing thirty, and feel the pressure of another milestone birthday creeping closer. Choices need to made about how to spend the rest of my life.One thing that I have been thinking about the type of life that I want to lead. The last few years,Continue reading “Less is More”

Bolton Valley

I had never heard of Bolton Valley. I was sick Friday with the stomach flu, when my husband approached me. He quietly asked me if I had any interest in skiing on Sunday. I mumbled a yes before rolling over to sleep. Saturday I was feeling better and had doubts about the trip. It wasContinue reading “Bolton Valley”

2018 Goals: Update

Its New Years Eve, and Its hard to believe that another year has flown by. Last January I wrote a small post outlining my goals for 2018. I wanted to circle back on those goals I set. I believe in transparency, so here is an update on my 2018 goals. Write One Page everyday IContinue reading “2018 Goals: Update”

Kennebunk Beach

On Saturday we went up to Maine for the day. It was a beautiful Winter day. It just warm enough so that wind coming off the water wasn’t bitter. The dogs played while we walked down the beach. I brought my Nikon D7100 along and was able to get some awesome pictures. I wanted toContinue reading “Kennebunk Beach”

What I am Thankful for

 Here in New Hampshire it seems we are in the full grips of Winter. We have had three snowstorms in a week. Today is Thanksgiving, and I am wondering where 2018 has gone. As I get older the years go quicker, with no sign of slowing down. Since it is Thanksgiving I want to share whatContinue reading “What I am Thankful for”

Five Favorite Books

 Reading is one of my favorite activities.  There is something special about sitting down at the end of a hard day with a good book.  I love it so much that my undergraduate degree was in English with a specialty in literature. About a week ago I did a post on books, and it seemedContinue reading “Five Favorite Books”

Road Trip Bucket List

  Me and my husbands are in the beginning stages of planning a trip out West. The country west of the Mississippi is massive. It is hard to decide where to go. I do have a small list of places that I want to visit. The list focuses on places off the beaten path. IContinue reading “Road Trip Bucket List”

Fighting Expectation

  I am 28 years old.  There are certain things that are expected. I should have a house, and a successful career. Hard as I try, I struggle with these. In the last year, both of these things were within reach. Yet the goal in sight, I began to doubt myself. A steady corporate career didn’tContinue reading “Fighting Expectation”

Best Books of 2018

I can’t believe that it is already November. The holidays are coming up, and we are nearing the end of 2018. One of my goals this year was to read more. I love books, but struggle to find time to read.  This year reading was prioritized and it paid off. This week I finished my 2018Continue reading “Best Books of 2018”