September 13, 2018 my dad and I packed up our dogs, my stuff, and drove to Minnesota. By the end of September my condo in California had sold, and I had an offer on a house in Minneapolis. By October 23, 2018, I had closed and moved into my new home. I have now reached … More 1 Year Minnesota-Versary!
Airport layovers seem to be fantastic places for me to write blog posts. When you’re forced to sit and wait for long periods of time, you have plenty of time to think. What I’m thinking about is my journey from California to Minnesota. Last year at this time I was in the beginning stages of … More Brave Choices
I’m not a Type A personality that moves at a fast pace, I’m not a procrastinator who leaves everything to the last minute and then rushes to get things done. I’m a plodder…. a steady eddy, easy going kind of person. My third grade teacher called me the tortoise that beat the hare, and that … More Finding Rest in Maui
Welcome to this month’s Friday Favorites post – Minneapolis Edition. I’ve officially been in Minnesota for 2 months, and Minneapolis for 1 month. In that time I’ve done a solid amount of exploring. My adventuring self has already found multiple coffee shops, restaurants, walking paths. I decided to share which places made it to my … More Friday Favorites – Minneapolis Edition
So I moved to Minnesota 10 days ago. In the last 10 days I’ve done the following: Bought a car (Subaru Forrester) Put my belongings in storage House hunted and…… Bought a house. OMG I BOUGHT A HOUSE IN MINNESOTA!!!! Needless to say I’ve been busy. If you haven’t received s personal … More So you moved to Minnesota
Early this morning Serena and I left my parents house to head to Peet’s Coffee. This coffee shop (which was 1 block from my apartment) became an important part of our community. Part of the routine I established with Serena was an early morning walk and an evening walk. During our early morning walk we woul … More One Last Walk
Yesterday, I stopped by my apartment to leave a check for the stager. (Did I tell you I’m moving?) As I walked through my empty apartment looking for stray items left behind, I began to grieve a little. The full impact of my decision to move became suddenly real. My apartment was empty, the walls and … More The Last Chapter