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Getting ready for the big move to the new castle.

Holly Sha molly!!  I am sitting here taking a break with my ice water and brewing a small afternoon of coffee delight.  I have spent the day washing dog bedding, throw rugs, shampooing area rugs, vacuuming and washing all the floors, washing stinky dogs….I guess I’m doing the spring cleaning but today I was motivated by the landlady.   1,029 more words


Is it Time to Move to a New City?

Today I’m ditching my usual “eloquence” for a more candid, down-to-earth literary style – perhaps more befitting of this blog than anywhere else. But the essence of this piece is a deep desire to optimize my skills and professional competencies – which quite frankly are being grossly under-utilized, and even stifled in my current environment. 1,101 more words


How to Make Friends in a New City in Your 20's?!

From Kindergarten through college, we were able to use class and extracurricular activities to make new friends. Then, we graduate college and move to a city for work. 628 more words


Living Minimally

When I arrived at Schipol, I had two suitcases and a backpack. Everything in my bags had been carefully thought about, packed and repacked nearly four times in the hopes I had only brought what I needed. 769 more words


Happiness Hack: This One Ritual Made Me Much Happier

When my wife and I moved to New York City in 2001, recently graduated from college and newlywed, we were eager to find friends. We knew nearly no one but were sure we’d soon find a fun-loving group like the 20- and 30-something New Yorkers who spontaneously dropped in on one another on… 1,563 more words

Learning the Dance of Making Friends in a New City

Moving to a new city is hard. Anyone who has lived in multiple cities, states or even countries  understands what it means to be the Jess in New Girl all too well (sans the apartment full of quirky, childlike men as roommates.) 474 more words


A 29-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From Late May, 1981

Saturday, May 23, 1981

9 PM. Sometimes I think how lucky I’ve been and I want to get down and thank the Lord or whoever has allowed me to lead such a pleasant life. 4,380 more words