Resolution Update #3

Today was a great day! I went out running first thing, and logged 2.4 miles at a 10:10 pace. The route was different this morning, just to shake things up a bit. It took me through the Central Business District (CBD), by a lot of gorgeous old warehouse & loft-type buildings, all of the new…

A Short Life In Music

Don’t know if I’ve said much about this here, but I recently started singing with a band again after years of hiatus. I started singing in public in college, when I joined an a cappella group at Tulane University named THEM. It’s a great group, you should check them out if you’re into vocal harmonies of…

Another Day, Another Laundry Pile

Everyday isn’t laundry day in my house, though sometimes it sure does feel like it. I don’t mind doing the laundry, though. This is my first apartment with an in-unit washer and dryer, and they’re both brand new and awesome. For the first time in my adult life, I don’t have to hunt for quarters…

Murphy

You’ve already read about my beautiful eldest cat, Isabel. If you’ve been reading along, you’ve probably caught on by now that there’s another fur child in my household, Izzy’s younger brother Murphy. His story is a little less involved than his sister’s, but every bit as important to our household’s history. Some of you might…

Laundry Day

Isabel loves laundry day. She is especially fond of piles of towels, so for her today was heavenly.

The Tiniest Walkabout

Sundays are normally my homework day, during which I scramble mightily to polish up my weekly assignment in hopes of getting an A+. It’s funny, school seems to be so much easier when you’re older and genuinely excited to do the work. I’m not sure that going to school online gives you the fullness of…

Finding Myself

For most of my life, I never thought to ask “Who am I?”  I felt pretty secure in my identity: a 10th generation North Carolinian, daughter of two fiercely strong-willed people, lover of nature and history. My father grew up in the same small town where I was born, and he and my mother will…

The Reluctant Lock

I just moved back to New Orleans from a long stint in Chicago.  I did not want to.  I moved back to the city mostly because it was time to put more effort into my relationship after 3 years of long-distance dating.  The Man believes that I’m a little bummed to be back in my…