I may (teehee) be a bit biased because my birthday falls on the 19th, but I’ve always loved the month of May. Weather-wise, things get stable, greener, and warmer. I think I also associate May with the end of the school year, those pre-summer jitters that were always so exciting and still kind of exist these days, even with work in the way. Highlights of May 2013 include seeing the (amazing live) Foals in concert with Maria and Lauren. I loved their show, despite the fact that I was getting a massive cold and deteriorating as the night went on. For my birthday, we had a small brunch gathering. Mimosas and Bloody Marys and bagels and a yogurt station…it was great! Finally, we closed out the month with a Memorial Day celebration at Lauren’s parents’ house. Good food, even better people…a great month, indeed.
My friends know me SO WELL.
June was a super quiet month on the blog.
I got my hair cut the shortest it had been in a while, and I’ve kept it that way all year.
I saw a local baseball game with my sister and dad. Other than that…same ol’ same.
You can check out the video Brad helped film here. It’s super cute.
The first week of July was stay-cation with Brad. It’s always nice to have a week off from work.
The usual 4th of July festivities with tons of relaxing and enjoying heat waves and cookouts.
We also had to say goodbye (for now) to some friends who moved out to Arizona.
Always a bummer when people you love leave, but I’m pleased to say we have continued to stay in touch.
This last picture makes me smile.
I think it’s safe to say that August was an extremely tough month for me. It was the month I finally got fed up with my former job, to the point of saying, “I can quit, despite the fact that I don’t have a back-up.” Because I wasn’t confident enough to do anything about it just yet, I spent a lot of the month debating and worrying and weighing my options. You know the eventual choice, but I really didn’t think it fully possible just yet.
Highlights of the month include my parents’ birthdays, my first trip to Turkey Hill Brewing Company, and the addition of the record player to the living room at Brad’s, which we take advantage of all the time and has really made the place cozy.
I also had an insatiable (until October) need for soft-serve ice cream.
And that’s 2/3 of the year!