First, January. Bringing in the New Year with family friends, tossing sparklers through warm, muggy South Carolina air. Then back to Boone, freezing cold in the snow, new classes and freelancing and warm, ridiculous, snowed-in nights. Feeling more and more social, realizing that even when my life was a mess my friends were just…there. Uncomplicated.
Then, February. Happiness. Changing my major to Public Relations, staring at those words on a piece of paper and feeling thrilled and scared. Possibility. Valentine’s Day, unattached, perfectly content. Cold air and a quiet, comfortable heart. Continue reading