So New: In Which I Take The Bean Out (40 of 90)

Two years ago, I dated a woman with a 16-year old daughter. That was a first for me. I’ve certainly dated single moms before, but never one with a kid who would really remember any interactions we’d have. I fell in love with her immediately, the way in which adults fall in love with children.…

Moving Day: A Retrospective

I spoke with the town home complex where I’ll be living and received my actual move-in date: July 24. What a load off my mind, as strange as that seems considering everything in front of me. But I feel strangely comfortable when I have large projects in front of me. I love breaking down the…

Settling back

I’ve been back for just three days but it already feels like way too long. The next 8 days are going to be a whirlwind of activity. I’m trying to get everything wrapped up for the big move, which looks like it might take place a bit early now. There was a SNAFU at work…

Home…For Now

I’m still trying to get used to the fact that I woke up in Kentucky this morning. Not that it’s bad being home. I love the fact that when I say hello to people on the street, they smile and say hello back. I love hearing the sweet twang of my life echoed in the…