My Office: When “After” is Still “Before”

Let me introduce you to my workspace: Underwhelmed? Confusingly overstimulated at the same time? Eyes sore from overexposure and lack of focus? Ugh. Me too! First, some backstory. When introverts move in with other introverts, they aren’t suddenly capable of spending every second together. Instead, they continue to seek out places for solitude and quiet activity within their shared home. In our old apartment, we had two bedrooms. One was our actual bedroom and the other became […]

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The Old Apartment

Is anyone else familiar with the Barenaked Ladies song The Old Apartment? It’s about a singer who, during a bout of nostalgia, revisits an apartment that he used to live in and is distraught at all the changes that the new tenants have made. The entire time I lived in my old apartment, the song was essentially my anthem. I loved that apartment and I knew that one day, the place wouldn’t be ours anymore and […]

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