Life is fast around here these days. This week is a bit slower, at least for me, because I have a break between classes. Nate and I knew that choosing to do grad school at the same time with a tiny babe would be a bit chaotic (okay, a lot chaotic). But here we are,… Continue reading These are the days of perseverance.
Living in a state that experiences all four seasons is something I have come to appreciate. Pennsylvania sometimes gets what feels like the worst of them — harsh winters and humid, sweaty summers — but those things make spring and fall that much sweeter. This summer was one of those humid, sweaty ones, but that didn’t… Continue reading Five Things I Learned This Summer
Oh, hello! Last time I posted, it wasn’t quite Christmas, and I was six months pregnant. Now, it’s May. It’s nearing the end of spring, and I have an almost-three-month old. His name is Jesse. Oh, and we bought a house. One week after he was born. And moved in when he was six weeks… Continue reading What I Learned This Spring
Same furniture, new apartment. Our closet is smaller, but our living room is bigger. We can hear more street traffic, but we can see the sky turn every shade of sunset and watch the fireworks from the baseball stadium from our bedroom window. Things felt put together once we cooked our first meal in the… Continue reading A Glimpse at the New Place
One month earlier… I rarely write at night. This occasion is unique because Nate came home for dinner only to return to the office for the evening. He’ll be back before too long. Perhaps this is a chance for me to empathize with the wives of night-shift husbands. The apartment is almost quiet and almost… Continue reading Light In the Well