So you might have noticed that we’re back to Joey Hodges Writes around here. Blame my domain ADD, but I do have a few good reasons for the change. The only reason that carries any weight, though, is that at the end of the day, I’m a writer. And this writer intended to use this here domain as her portfolio.
But you know what makes a really good portfolio? A blog. So after spending an entire weekend working on my writing resume, I entered self-hosted wordpress hell and now we’re here.
Speaking of changes, I’m reporting in from my new living room. That’s right, we moved. I wish I could give you a good reason for that, too, but honestly? We were just ready. After living in the apartment for two years, I was itching for the quiet solidarity we had in Buies Creek. I know those of you who knew me back then probably just threw your heads back in laughter.
Weren’t you miserable in Buies Creek?
I was and I wasn’t. I was hugely productive there. My routine was built for balance. But after two years, the isolation was killing me. When we made the move back to Charlotte, I needed to be around people. The apartment was the right choice at that time. I made incredible friends there. Friends who I only live 20 minutes from now. Sure, it’s not a walk down the stairs, but it offers balance.
January was all about happiness and how to maintain it throughout the year. February is going to be all about change. Cultivating it, coping with it, and craving it.
If you’re interested in all things life updates, be sure to follow me on snapchat. My username is johodgespodges, and I’ve been documenting as much as I can through this crazy journey. Also keep your eye on my youtube channel. Once we’re back up and running with internet, I’ve got some vlogs ready to go live!