Julie’s Jukes: Spring break ‘stay-cation’
By Julie Newell
Spring break vacation is so close I can practically taste it. Most people tend to travel during spring break, and I know several people who have plans to go somewhere for spring break this year.
I, however, have no plans to go anywhere.
I have learned many things about life and adulthood since I graduated high school in 2016:
- Food does not magically appear in your fridge;
- You don’t realize how little you have until you live on your own;
- You know you are an adult when you get excited about appliances;
- And sometimes a stay-cation is better than a normal vacation.
This past year has been chaos and it definitely shows in my apartment. I have piles of empty takeout debris littered across my kitchen, I desperately need to sweep, mop and vacuum everything. And the pile of clean, unfolded laundry and the pile of dirty laundry haunt me every night.
Therefore I am going to spend most of my stay-cation cleaning my apartment and catching up on sleep. (That was a joke: I will never be able to catch up on sleep.)
Half of the week I will stay at my apartment and clean, and the other half I will spend at my parents’ house, visiting with my family and boyfriend.
Traveling for spring break is fun and I have done it many times, but sometimes all you need is a break at home.