The Blog Formerly Known As Practical Paralegalism
Finally, either my imaginary menopause or the summer heat has let up enough to break out a jacket. I’ve had this thrifted Talbots jacket since early spring. It’s been a bright spot in the closet, demanding a trot out to the office, but has been scorned as too hot.
My husband, The Absent-Minded Professor, got dressed for work in a different city, but when he came to pick up The Teen this afternoon, we discovered we matched, much to the amusement of my co-workers. Hey, the couple that color-coordinates together, stays together, or something like that.
Our law firm is located in a historic house, and has a great front porch with rockers locked down to prevent wandering away. When we went out at lunch to grab some quick outfit pictures, we found my co-worker and legal assistant, Shannon, rocking both terrific neutrals and some stress away.
I completed a couple of projects for the North Carolina Bar Association Paralegal Division today, and it felt great to check them off my to-do list. With the Paralegal Division Council annual retreat coming up at the end of the month, I’ve got to get better organized.
But what I think I really need the most is a vacation. I realized I’ve only been out of the office for a couple of days here and there all year. When you work in fast-paced, high stress environments, it’s important to schedule time away to recharge. My favorite getaway is simply walking on a beach with my dogs.
Where is your favorite place to relax?