April 13, 2015

Chit Chat v.2

+ One of my favorite things about the spring season is tanning. In the summer, especially when you're not on a beach, it gets so hot so fast, and there's really no relief anywhere. So laying out might not be the most peaceful. But in the springtime, tanning is so relaxing. The weather is nice; it's hot but not so hot that you think you might have a heat stroke. And it's one of the best feelings to come out of hibernation and get some good ole vitamin D. I've just started tanning for real this past week, and I feel like a million bucks.

+ I've officially decided that I'm at that age where everyone is getting married. I'm 23 and out of college, so it makes sense that marriages would start becoming a thing. But it really hit me this weekend when two girls I've known for a very long time got married, and then another girl got engaged. I think these three girls are the first time I've genuinely felt happy for people my age moving forward in their romantic relationships. Right after high school and all through college, every time I saw an engagement ring I simultaneously rolled my eyes and threw up a little in my mouth because [HELLO] these people were too young to be committing themselves to such a sacred relationship. And don't even get me started on promise rings because I will actually die. But now, we're at that point where I can support these things and genuinely smile.

+ A 21-year-old just won the Masters, and I'm still working a part-time job in retail. That's how my weekend went.

+ Also, the Braves got rid of Craig Kimbrel on opening day, and I'm still whining about it. Kimbrel was like my baseball husband. I always looked forward to watching him close the game because HE IS THE BEST CLOSER IN THE MLB! Well, the Braves already stabbed me in the heart this whole off-season with the trades of Jason Heyward and Evan Gattis and Justin Upton and even Tommy la Stella. But Kimbrel! With that they really put me to death. I understand the trade, but still... My heart is aching, and it doesn't help that the Braves are actually doing really well when this was supposed to be a "rebuilding" season. Like, you're not supposed to win your first five games during a "rebuilding" season. But whatever. Typical Atlanta.

+ Flip or Flop has finally started its new season, so now my Tuesdays have some meaning. That has to be mine and Bryan's favorite HGTV show.

+ I watch Survivor. Y'all know that, right? If you follow me on Twitter, I'm sure you do. Well, this season's theme is white collar vs blue collar vs no collar. I've always assumed myself to be a white collar person, but watching this season I'm coming to terms with the idea that I'm a no collar and probably always will be. I definitely have the mentality of "I work to live, not live to work," and I feel like that is the essence of a no collar person. This realization has brought me a lot of peace. Who knew one could get so much enlightenment from a TV show?

+ Job hunting still sucks. Y'all, say a prayer for me that something comes along soon because I don't think I can deal with this "transition" stage much longer.

+ I guess I'll be heading to Washington DC this summer with my family! Traveling is always exciting and never fails to bring joy into my life. My mom and aunt are doing the planning, so I'm just sitting back and hoping everything comes together smoothly so we can make some wonderful memories as a family in our nation's capital.

+ I am one star away from reaching gold level with Starbucks. I think I'm becoming a coffee addict, but I don't care. My apartment complex has a Keurig in our business center, and I'm probably responsible for half of the K-cups being used. Coffee brings stability and calm to my life.

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  1. Oh man!! Job hunting can be so challenging... I'm also just a year out of college and have seen people come in and out of opportunities! The worst though is when a friend has a job, maybe even a theoretically "great" job, but really hates it. That makes me so sad!

    And about the marriage thing... my husband and I are still the only people we know, at our age, who are married! We're 24, and in our circles we are *super* young. So I get where you're coming from!

  2. Oh, I hate it when young people complain about their jobs! I just want to yell, "At least you have a job!" right in their faces.