Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Detour No More


[dee-toor, di-toor]
1. a roundabout or circuitous way or course, esp. one used temporarily when the main route is closed.
2. an indirect or roundabout procedure, path, etc.

I'm going home. I wouldn't give up my New York experience for anything, but it was just a detour, a necessary detour. I needed to get away and pursue what I thought it was I wanted to do. And now I'll never have to regret and wonder what could've been. I did it, I lived here, I pursued my dreams, and in the process got different dreams. This is a choice I feel really good about and I'm excited to get back on the right road.

I'm leaving next week. I'm renting a truck (again) and am trying to work out a plan where I take some people's things to Denver in exchange for gas and the cost of the truck. I plan on taking an out-of-the-way path so I can see some states I haven't been to yet. But I will be passing through Kansas and Colorado, and I do plan on stopping to visit friends and family!

I realize this might be a shock to some of you, just as my news that I was moving to New York was a shock. I tend to keep my feelings and plans to myself until I've made a firm decision. And I didn't fully decide this til Monday.

I'll definitely miss the city and all that it is. It was exactly what I needed at the time, but now it's time for me to move on.


jeff said...

We will miss you.

Jason and Joy said...

I think it's so awesome that you lived there. Good luck with all that you are doing and with your move!

Anonymous said...

I admire you so much for being such a free spirit and for following your dreams wherever they may take you!!! On a side note: SOOOOOOOOOOO GLAD YOU'RE COMING BACK TO SLC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lady Holiday said...

So sad! But just remember that you will always have sisters in NYC.

pambelina said...

If you come by way of PA we have a futon with your name on it!


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