So, You Want to Move to a Small Town? Read This First.

The majestic, small town beauty of the Oregon Coast I dreamed of, and ultimately left. Vasiliki Volkova/ Unsplash. I used to idealize life in a small town. Knowing my neighbors? How dear. Limited options? What a relief. Big fish in a small pond? Confidence boost. While life in a small town does have its charms,

The Juice- Befriending Strangers, Selling Everything I Own, and The Queens Gambit

Hello! I hope the new year is treating you well. I hope you are finding joy even though the world is upside down. I hope you are giving the finger to white supremacy and making strides in your New Years Resolutions, and forgiving yourself when you aren't. I hope you're finding cash in unexpected places,

Should You Move Away From Home? Eight Reasons You Should, and Four Reasons You Shouldn’t

Since I left my parents house at nineteen, I've never stayed in a city or town for longer than three years. First, I left the suburbs I grew up in to live in the city of Chicago for three years. Then I moved back a different suburb (it was a halfway point for me and