Thursday, January 10, 2013
bad blogger loves fall turns into winter...what?!
i need to get back on the wagon, friends and with the new (and LAST!!) semester of school about to start and work (hopefully) about to be a BIT slower in the next few weeks, i am nearly positive that i can get a bit better.
so, i thought i'd start with a Year in Review type post.
1). my favorite movie was Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom. there seem to be like 13 movies in theaters currently that i just am in need of free time
2). while i didn't get to travel too many exotic places this year, i was able to do my several trips back to Ohio, a couple of trips to see my friends in Florida, Asheville NC, and visited Cape May, NJ for the first time ever; what a lovely place that was.
3). i got to see some rock shows: Coldplay, my Avett Brothers, Bruce Springsteen, and the Lumineers/Dave Matthews just recently. all extremely good experiences.
4). life: consisted mostly of 3 grad school classes, commuting 2 hours to work a time or two a week, working an insanely busy job and attempting to stay sane from the juggling act of it all. the good news is that i made it and i hope to never recreate the busy-ness of that 15 weeks; there is no bad news.
5). i have friends and family who make me happy and keep me grounded and let me know they care and love me. for that, i am grateful.
6). i haven't been posting quite as much on the blog mostly because of point 4 above. however, i started another blog with some friends (a private one, just more or less for the 4 of us to keep in touch about being single and dating, etc) and for some stupid reason when i write on THIS blog, it comes up as "world class single" who is posting. that is the name of the other blog. all of the girls are spanning parts of the globe, so i created the "world" part, they are classy and, well, we're single. and it really bothers me that it publishes here as "WCS" instead of Tropy Life. i'm TL, darn it.
7). i haven't really ever used this blog to talk about my dating/love lives, but i have been dating a guy for about 4 months. i think in some ways, it's at a pretty typical we've-been-dating-for-4-months-stage... still a bit new, but not totally so, and the true colors are coming out. i have no prediction about which direction this relationship will take. we shall see.
8). in what i think was/is the weirdest story of the year regarding the single/dating situation is that i randomly met a pilot on one of my flights to Florida. he was living in Texas. we chatted, he ended up delaying his own flight (he was a passenger, not the pilot) for 5 hours to sit and chat with me for another 45 minutes before i ended my layover and took my next flight. we stayed in touch via phone and he actually came to see me for like 12 hours one day in the late summer. then... he fell off the face of the planet. i truly was not affected the greatly, it was just one of those odd things that i accepted as, well, odd.
9). my gray hairs seem to be multiplying these days.
10). i resolve in 2013 to: buy no clothing with stripes on it, get into some type of better shape and possibly run the Columbus (OH) half marathon for a third time this spring. my school/work/balance in the next few weeks will determine whether i get my act going, but i'm hoping i can do it.
happy 2013!! i got into this year with a bit of an indifferent attitude for some reason, but want to determine that it is a year of positive change. for myself, my family and friends/loved ones. i am feeling change on the horizon. new jobs, houses, babies, etc.
Posted by World Class Single at 8:43 PM