Big things happening!

For those of you who haven’t heard, Dallas and I are preparing to relocate to the Washington, DC metro area in the next couple of weeks.  He’s accepted a contract researcher position on an encyclopedia project in his field that he’s worked on before; I will be transferring with my current company while putting out feelers for jobs in history/museums/libraries/archives/education.  (I’m not picky, but I’d love to be doing something that uses my degree!)

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The little vacation that wasn’t

I had yesterday off of work–the first Saturday I’ve had off in two months.  It was a very early morning with a lot of driving, and ended up being a long day spent in Savannah (well, and in the car going to and from, and back home afterwards) with Dallas’ cousin Mary Alice and some of her bridesmaids.

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A little Friday afternoon mindfulness

If you’d asked me five years ago where I’d be today, I wouldn’t have had the slightest clue that I’d be where I am.  Around this time five years ago, I was preparing to take the GRE and working on my application to graduate school.  I had combed through dozens of postings for museum jobs around the midwest that I would’ve been well-qualified for, except that I didn’t have my master’s degree yet.  (And go figure, by the time I got my MA two years later, those jobs had all dried up.)  I wouldn’t meet Dallas for nearly a year and a half.  A lot has changed.

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