If you can’t sell it on eBay, throw it away. Anything you pull out of a crevice that you haven’t used in the past three months, throw it out. You don’t need it. You will never need it but on the off chance you do, you will be able to buy a new one once you are settled. If you’re moving a three-year-old Swiffer, you don’t understand life.
For the first time in my life I am very much aware of how much stuff I accumulate and I actively try to work against that force.
Within the first hour of meeting each other, sparks starting flying like it was an electrical fire. We had enough chemistry to form a covalent bond.
I’m sharing the things that I’ve learned throughout this process because I wish someone had been there to teach me these things beforehand, and perhaps this can act as a guide for the next time you find yourself building a new nest.
1. Moving Trucks are Expensive
Have three “going away parties” that basically consist of meeting random groups of friends for appetizers.
San Francisco, I have loved you long and I have loved you well, but the time has finally come for us to part ways.
In college, I always knew that real life would start later. Real life—of course—means having your Bachelor’s degree, getting a “real-people job,” and living in your own place.
The north country. Minnesota is a stunning place, and there aren’t many other places that look like it.
Your hometown is many things and you love all of them. It’s a place where you feel safe and spend time with loved ones. But that is exactly why you should leave.