The unavoidable cost of moving

No matter what, moving is expensive. There’s the cost of time: sorting through your belongings, figuring out what you want to put in storage, what you want to bring to the new place, what you’re going to sell at a garage sale or donate and give away.

Mistakes & lessons for other people

I almost started a fire in my apartment over the weekend. I thought the bottom compartment of my gas stove was just like every electric oven I’ve ever used: where you put your aprons and extra pans. I quickly learned it was not.

10 Simple Things I learned from Rock Climbing

Rock climbing has been a big part of my life for the past two years. It helped me get over three relationships, make new friends and become fit in a way I had never felt before. I gained self-confidence, impressive stories and a new community. But I also learned a lot of things about life along the way.