Sometime mid-2015 I got in my mind that I wanted to move to a different state. I dreamed of living somewhere that I could find new things to explore, and photograph everywhere I looked. I’ve lived in Ohio my life, and while I love it here and it will probably always be “home”, I want to experience new things. The traveling I’ve done these last two years, in the grand scheme of things, isn’t all that crazy but it definitely put a bug under my skin.* I don’t even have a specific place I’d like to be living instead, just somewhere new, I guess.
I don’t think moving out of state is in the cards for me right this moment. (Mostly because I would REALLY miss my parents. Hi mom, you’re welcome!) Instead of moping around that I’ve done everything I want to do or that I’ve seen everything that would interest me in the area I’m making it one of my 2016 goals to make an extra effort to find new things, and appreciate the other things I’ve taken for granted in this state. I want to explore Ohio to the fullest!
I think if I ever move from Ohio walks like this will be one of the things I miss the most. I am so lucky to live mere minutes from the beach. Here’s to getting out and finding more things to love here!
* I just realized that might not be an actual saying and that I’m just
kind of combining a few phrases. Google doesn’t really seem to know
what I’m talking about.
** I was on the swim team…for one whole day. Truth be told, I lived
too far out in the boonies to make it to practice every day before
school. That’s one of the very few things I disliked about where I