This may come as a surprise to my readers, but I'm a fairly shy person when it comes to my own growth. I don't like sharing it, nor do I like staring it in the face. I still struggle with being 100% honest with how I need to grown and remaining conscious of the fact that growth is slow. Almost imperceptibly slow. We don't really notice we're growing until we look back and think, whoa! Look at all these new leaves!
On our trip to Chicago, Eugenia and I both picked one thing we really wanted to do....
December was a very special month for me for so many reasons, but one of my all-time favorite December 2018 memories will be my trip with my roommate to Chicago, Illinois.
I’d never been to Chicago before, and after snagging some disgustingly cheap tickets, Eugenia and I hopped on a plane with our personal items and crashed in one of the USA’s biggest cities for a long weekend. You know how Frank Sinatra has that song “Chicago” where he just belts Chiiiicaaaago, Chiiicaaaago!?
My sweet roomie moved out this week to pursue her dreams.
It's the very definition of bittersweet.
A few weeks ago, she found cheap flights to Chicago and we escaped for a long weekend to explore the so-called windy city and eat really good food. Our trip wasn't intended to be a going-away gift to me, or a gift to me in any sense of the word, but it was an extremely delicious and special cherry on top of a truly wonderful roommate-ship.
Eug and I have been roommates almost continuously for the...