Millennial and House Hunting , Part 1: Accepting Reality

I never really expected that I’d buy a house. As a millennial in my mid-thirties, the economy has been in a series of sharp upswings and downswings since I was a teenager. The attacks on 9/11 changed everything seemingly overnight; in high school, I watched as friends’ parents were laid off from their manufacturing jobs;Continue reading “Millennial and House Hunting , Part 1: Accepting Reality”

Out West & Back Again: A Moving Tale

Just over a week ago, I was waking up in Mojave, California. Today, I woke up in Catawba, North Carolina. As far as reality-shaking life events go, a road trip to move across the country ranks pretty high on the list.  My husband, Ryan, and I had been mentally and emotionally preparing to leave CaliforniaContinue reading “Out West & Back Again: A Moving Tale”