let me tell you ’bout my best friend (or, THP: Chapter Six)

(This is part six in a series about The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin.  To start at the beginning, click here. )

One thing I can say with absolute certainty is that I am a good friend.  I’ve been told by more than a few people that one of my strengths is maintaining friendships, and I don’t disagree.  Sure, I have to send the occasional belated (gasp!) birthday card, and lately I’ve let too much time pass between phone calls, but I DO make conscious efforts to invest in my relationships.  Continue reading “let me tell you ’bout my best friend (or, THP: Chapter Six)”

Borderland 2018

On Saturday, we walked over to Knox Farm for the first annual Borderland Music  and Arts Festival!

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DC adventures

Last month, I tagged along when Andrew had a conference to attend in Washington, D.C.  While I grew up in both Northern and Southern Virginia, as well as Philadelphia, I realized it has been AT LEAST two decades since I’d played the tourist in our nation’s capital. It was high-time I went back. Continue reading “DC adventures”