"I'm not a cultural fit. What does that even mean?" I was listening to a young man explain his frustration with the startup field. I met him at a startup networking event in Roxbury, one of Boston's most diverse communities. I was sharing with him my passion for increasing diversity in tech when he began … Continue reading I’m not a cultural fit
A few months ago, I attended a church service and the pastor posed the question, "Close your eyes and think of home. What do you see? Where's home?" At the time, I thought of Chicago and my family and friends. Last week, as I was finishing a grueling, hectic and stressful summer teaching program in … Continue reading Home
This week has been hard. I miss home and I still don't like my job. However, I'm finding little ways to create balance, routine and happiness in my life. I'm taking care of my health. I started exercising regularly again. Xfinity has some great exercise videos. I also joined the YMCA. I'm creating a home. … Continue reading Trying to find joy in transition
As I noted a few weeks ago, I was planning on starting a blog about being a woman in my late twenties and the adventures of living on my own! I just published 27 Going On 30 and would love for you to follow me. Here are some of the topics: Being grown (adulthood) Adventures … Continue reading New Blog!
Yes. This is the life. I just finished meditating with this view as my focus point. Who would've thought that Boston would be so beautiful? I'm currently staying with a coworker until I move into my own place next weekend. My coworker is literally walking distance from the ocean. So it's only reasonable that I walk … Continue reading Boston is beautiful
So this is it. I'm finally on my own. Like literally on my own. I wasn't dropped off at a college dorm. I'm not staying at a friend or a family member's home for a few months. I'm on my own in Boston. Update. I officially accepted the offer in Boston. Though I really wanted … Continue reading I’m on my own
Today marks a month into my 27th year. Yes. It's been a while since I wrote in this blog and a lot has happened. I mean A LOT!!!!! I spent an intensive three weeks at John Hopkins teaching high school students about white privilege while I fantasized about and agonized over my hot colleague (I'll … Continue reading My first month as a 27 year old