Posts tagged July 2015
on fort building and embracing chaos

"Welcome to Marketing!" Nicole exclaimed, as our CEO leaned down and stuck his head through the curtains.

He laughed and shook his head, a combination of disbelief and a distinct 'Why am I not surprised?' look on his face. In his weekly email to the staff, he referred to us as Bedouins and word spread quickly around the office about the infamous Marketing Fort.

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on grace, shorts, and a georgia summer

Grace comes in all different forms. That's what I've been learning lately. Sometimes it comes in the form of slow conversations savored over delicious meals. Sometimes it comes in the form of afternoons spent in a hammock with a book on a dock.

And sometimes it comes in the form of autumn-like days in the middle of a Georgia summer.

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on the life I thought I wanted

Shortly after I moved back to the DC area, I started a temp job. It happened rather quickly, and less than 24 hours after interviewing with the temp agency, I was stepping off the metro into the middle of a busy DC morning.

I walked along in my suit, hair done up nicely, high heels on and arrived at a high-rise building on the corner of 14th Avenue. It was a gorgeous spring day, but no one on the street seemed to notice  they hustled and bustled up and down the street, headphones in their ears, eyes whipping back and forth between a screen and the steps ahead.

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on learning how to pedal again

I haven’t written anything in a really long time.

Well, that’s not entirely true. I’ve written a lot of journal entries, blog posts for my business, emails to friends, family, and colleagues, some snail mail here and there, and a ridiculous number of Facebook posts, Instagram descriptions, and tweets.

But I haven’t written anything in a really long time in order to just write.

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