Monday, June 1, 2009

New Month...Old Goals...Saturn Returns.

Entering my late mid-twenties (disguised as my early late-twenties), my friend Joya clued me into "Saturn's Return." According to this astrological theory, this is the time when lots of changes occur - goals are attained, milestones are reached. Though it's not supposed to be about painful upheaval, I wouldn't be surprised if there wasn't some of that thrown into the mix for the fun of it all.

Since April 23rd of 2009, I must say there have been a lot of things going on in this 27 year old's life. From the more personal part, I've had to make some decisions about how far I'm willing to stretch myself for other people. But, that's not necessarily something I'm ready to get into in the blogosphere (god, what a word I never thought I'd use...).

My day job has been under a lot of strain, being a non-profit in a "crumbling economy." Boston Public Schools don't necessarily have the funds to support a tiny organization, no matter the fact that we're in it for the best interest of the students. Nonetheless, we're still here...we're still fighting hard for his organization. After being scared of a multitude of things (losing this job because of finances, and just generally being a wuss), I decided it was high time that I take on a supervisory role. I had a chance to help in what little ways I could with the clinical social work interns, but I would LOVE a macro social work intern. So, I emailed the Field Education Department at Boston University, and requested that they think of me when placing their students. Let me tell felt great to be acknowledged not only as a previous student but as someone who is ready and able to do the work. I hope that I get a *good* macro intern next year.

So, with all the changes during the daytime, I'm finding that there are many changes in other aspects of my life. Growing into my own, I decided to go ahead with this blog. It's probably going to be a random assortment of things I find fascinating, little projects I'm working on, and updates on what's going on in this mermaid's life.
I hope it's fun for some of you :)


  1. Oh my dear, mermaid-y Cecilia. I can not begin to explain how much I am feeling the mighty return of Saturn in my life right now. Growing pains would be an understatement. It's so funny, because I was just thinking about this very thing this morning. Your post came at such the right time. I love that you are doing this and I look forward to reading all your musings in all their random glory!

  2. aw CECI!!!!!!
    i love that blog picture thingie along with the font!!! perfect!
    YAY! you know, i have been thinking of a blog myself... alex suggested!

    aw!! its like our journals! aww!! rainbows!

    keep it up girlfriend cus you got a reader!

  3. ooh weird! i completely forgot i once made a blog once upon a december of 2007 ago! hahahahah!

    guess all i have to do is post!


  4. Yay! Thanx ladies!
    Carla - I look forward to exchanging Saturn's Return stories with you :)
    Leti - You better get to work on that blog of yours! With all the things you're doing, I imagine it would be awesome sauce!

  5. so here:


    :D cept i got all the layout wrong and no time to fix.. its confusing at first! your page look all personalized and in order!


  6. huh?

    when did you link me under other paths to choose from?

    so confused....

  7. hahaha! just when you sent it to me earlier, you silly goose!

  8. yay! i'm looking foward to reading your blog!!!! the rainbow photo is my favorite!

  9. Rebecca ThompsonJune 3, 2009 at 6:19 PM

    Love it!!


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