Adventure, please

I’ve packed my future into two little bags and I will very shortly be on my way. You see, I have decided that though I am unemployed and have nowhere to live in the big city, I am moving! Impulsive? Yes. Half-hazard? Probably. Adventurous? That’s what everyone keeps telling me. The truth is that I have been wanting to move F-O-R-E-V-E-R, but I needed a little push. This little push came in the form of a strong suggestion from a HMH publishing editor.

After my last post, I had my second interview with the book publishing company and they said they “would let me know” by the end of the week. I sent thank yous and all, but I still haven’t heard from them. So, I will assume that I didn’t get the internship. Sad. But not too sad. The interviewer suggested that I move to the city in order to be available for personal interviews and to be more up-to-date and aware of potential job openings with the publishing houses/presses in the area. BINGO. That’s what I’m sayin’. So I got online and googled cheap flights to Boston. Voilà! A week later, here I am in the airport waiting for my (late) plane to arrive. I feel like I should be nervous and maybe a little freaked out, but I’m not. I’m so excited. I feel like my life has been on pause the past three months and I’m pressing play.

I ate lunch with my mom today at a Chinese restaurant and my fortune read: Your dearest wish will come true. Now, I don’t really pay attention to these things usually unless they say something completely random and confusing like: If the table moves, move with it. What on Earth? However, this little message made me even more certain that I’m doing the right thing.

So, here’s to an adventure!

About Natalie Ramm

I read a lot, y'all.
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