Monthly Archives: December 2015

This Starling at 1 Month: Reflections

One month ago, I uncurled from a panic attack and opened my laptop.  I can’t say exactly what I hoped for–I don’t think I was hoping for much of anything other than a sense of relief and distraction. So far, … Continue reading

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A Winter Walk

 

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Best Buys to Prepare for an Extended Trip to Europe (Winter Edition)

Bought before travel:  Black, fleece-lined leggings.  While I was preparing for my trip every blog post recommended black, fleece-lined leggings, and now I know why.  They turn any of my southern winter outfits into European winter outfits, and they’re so … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Eve!

   Knowing that I would miss my traditional Christmas festivities with my family back home, the reynard went above and beyond and found a midnight mass at the city cathedral for us to attend with his family.  It was all … Continue reading

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Marking One Week In Europe!

To celebrate my first week in Europe, the reynard made reservations at a lovely restaurant, Lucy Chang’s.  It was so nice to sit down and enjoy time together with just the two of us.  The starters and entree were delicious, … Continue reading

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The Puddles Are Talking

I was so struck by a phrase that the reynard casually dropped into conversation the other day-“if the puddles are talking….”  In Belgium, the rain is not sudden and forceful the way it is in the Deep South, and it … Continue reading

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Best INFJ articles and blogs

Below is a short list of resources that have been helpful in my search to understand myself through the lens of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality Test, and which anyone with an INFJ in their life could profit from reading. “The … Continue reading

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This Starling Takes Flight

I remember a very specific moment in my childhood when I realized, crushingly, that I’d never be able to fly on a magic carpet through the clouds and sculpt them into fluffy shapes.  Then I took my first airplane journey, … Continue reading

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HSP

Are you a Highly Sensitive Person? I had never heard of this classification until I started researching the INFJ personality type. Highly Sensitive Person test I found this test to be helpful (keeping in mind of course that it’s something … Continue reading

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A Joyful Day

I woke up to the most beautiful view this morning. The mist over the trees and the bare branches against the sky give me a feeling of peace and promise. I wandered around downtown this afternoon and scoped out a … Continue reading

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