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2011 was a tough year. Z and I live apart for the first time in almost 6 years (the second long-distance stint in our relationship), and I live alone for the first time in even longer. I started a more demanding Masters program, which has been both a lot of work and extremely satisfying. But it’s meant a lot of studying, writing, and solitary time, and this blog has been both an excuse to get out of the apartment and explore and a way to feel connected. (So thank you, reader!). Both Z and I have high hopes for 2012, which will no doubt involve some big choices for the both of us. So, here’s to a great year!
This past week, Z and I went on an unexpected but much needed vacation to New York, a city that I don’t visit nearly as much as I’d like. Just four hours by bus from DC, too often expense, work, school, anything really got in the way of making our way up there while I lived in the District. But, when Z’s parents offered us their apartment for the long New Year’s weekend, we jumped at the chance. Continue reading