I looked around at the town that had evolved and changed, I realized that the mild feeling of loss wasn’t about the last time I would be in town at all. It was the anticipation of missing my best friend.
Many of my friends right now are also moving and changing jobs. There’s something in the air and everyone’s ready to move forward and make things happen.
A slight panic set in as I thought back to trips abroad, amazing jobs and internships, and all the people who I have met in the strangest and the most exciting of ways. Would my adventures eventually stop?
A friend had recently called me in a panic to voice her concerns about the near future. I answered my ringing phone and spoke through the confines of a smile. “Hey, what’s up?” “I don’t want to grow up.” I felt a slightly irrational sense of fear creep up from the other end of the [...]
I looked around the dance floor at the wildly flailing 20-somethings vibrantly moving and singing to the Katy Perry song that was blaring through the nearby speakers. High heels had already been thrown alongside the venue’s walls where flowers and table decorations had fell during the enthusiastic celebration. Among the faces of young adults spotlighted [...]