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Time is Funny

I've now officially lived in my current place for three years.  It's a weird feeling.  Time is so weird.  So many things have changed, but at the same time it went by so quickly and it feels like yesterday.

This is the longest I've lived in a place since living with my parents.  

I've come a long way!
When I first moved in, I had my twin bed that I grew up on, a TV stand with my TV that I got for my dorm room freshman year (I still use it with my little antenna), and I rolled out my sleeping bag in the middle of my living room floor (as a couch?).  Oh and I had my bike (very important!).  That was all.
But props to Karen for being my very important moving assistant!  Seriously couldn't have done it without her support.

I think I was still in the mode of moving every year so I didn't put much energy into decorating (I also don't think I was really in the mental place to do so).  

Then I bought a table & chairs off craigslist.  Then a futon off craigslist.  (Thanks for helping me move those, Kel.)  The futon left and was replaced by my grandma's old couch, quickly, thankfully.  I got a real bookcase off craigslist.  My grandma's old desk.  I finally bought a double bed (yes, off craigslist).  And then started decorating.  We're talking like year 2 here.

It's finally coming together!

It's so strange to look back at all I've gone through in this apartment and how many memories I have here.

I'm glad in a way that i just let it come together itself.  I didn't push it or buy things just to fill it up.  Pretty much everything in here has meaning and a story.

Yes, I'm staying for another year!  :)

p.s. I am rather inexplicably exhausted today.  I had to cheer myself through the last report of the day (and I'm pretty sure it didn't come out very well.  Weird.  Here's to being half-way done with the week.


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