Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Life Lately | May











May was a month of freedom from, well, everything - plans, work, projects. I finished my internship at a refugee resettlement agency at the end of April and my next position in DC doesn't start until the first week of June, and with several weekends of canceled plans I found myself more often than not settled into my sofa crease with a stack of library books or sweating my way through a local garden. Knowing that the end of my spring in Raleigh was coming, I also set aside time to revisit my favorite local haunts and see a few neglected ones. In my mind, May felt like home; cognisant that I am soon leaving, I spent my time intentionally across my hometown and state in the places I love with the people I love. June will be a month of immense changes, but May felt like a place of familiar comfort.

Watching // Twin Peaks, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, American Gods
Listening // Pre-released songs from Bleachers' Gone Now
Reading // The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Planning // Moving to DC

Also published //
The Bog Garden - stopping in at a marshy garden whilst traveling to Greensboro
Journal | Last Weekend in April - a recap of a weekend spent downtown
WRAL Azalea Garden - a walk through a hidden Raleigh gem
May Goals - a life update + 9 things I wanted to accomplish this month
North Carolina Botanical Garden - a must-visit stop on Chapel Hill
What I've Been Watching | May - a roundup of the shows I enjoyed this month
Carrboro, NC - an afternoon out in a small, artsy town
Journal | Wedding + Artsplosure - a weekend spent celebrating friends and my hometown
NCMA Museum Park - a walk through the museum's outdoor exhibits
 Recent Reads | May - a roundup of what I read this month


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