I was honestly kind of dreading writing this post this year (which is saying a lot because I generally dork out over recaps.) I felt like for documentation’s sake I needed to explain how hard this year has been. I’ve been torn about what to keep to myself and what to share, what is authentic and what is optimistic. But after thinking about it, I don’t think a dramatic introduction recounting how many funerals we attended is necessary. In my 25 years I’ve lived a pretty charmed life. This year was just harder than most.
But that doesn’t mean there weren’t plenty of good things that happened alongside the difficult. So here it is, friends- 2013. Or the version that I want to share here, in all its glory.
I set some intentions for the year in January that I honestly forgot about until I went to write this post, but I’m happy to say that I definitely made progress on them. I also made some major updates to my site and touched on the hard stuff.
February tends to be a productive month for me online, and 2013 was no exception. I did the Creative Cleanse, blogged personal and design related Q & posts, and posted two 10 for 10 posts. Brian and I also went to a few fancy law school functions.
I took a blog break in July. I actually have a full recap of that month already on the blog, but we celebrated Fourth of July by ourselves in Lexington, Brian turned 27, and Brian studied for (and took!) the bar. And at the end of the month, my grandmother passed away.
December was busy in all the usual ways. But all in all, lots to be thankful for.
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Finally, I just want to thank all of you who read my blog or have supported me this year. It means so much to me and I am continually grateful for you. Wishing all of you (especially those of you who made it this far!) a very Happy New Year!