The Best of Both Worlds

It’s been a little over 5 months that I’ve been living in Florida and I still can’t shake the feeling of missing parts of my life from Cincinnati.

At the same time, there are things about Florida that I’m loving so much that sometimes I think I’ll never get used to them.

So many mixed emotions…

There are pros and cons to almost everything in life. You revel in the pros and tolerate the cons because of the pros. This has been my story with living here in Florida.

Don’t get me wrong; I LOVE living here. The best part is the mostly consistent beautiful blue skies and sunny days. To a woman with an iron level of 7, this is heavenly. Of course, I haven’t lived through a hurricane season since I’ve been back so there’s a chance my love for the weather could change…

So while I love living here, there have been times I wished I was still in Cincinnati.

It’s not that I’ve missed the city (the weather, the pot holes, the uneven terrain), it’s more so that I’ve missed the people. My crew. The laughs.

I still talk pretty consistently to some of the people in my crew, but it’s different than being around them. The Marco Polo app is nice, but it’s nothing like “spilling the tea” live and in person.

So, the solution to my mixed fillings? Combine the two worlds.

I wish there was a way I could have the pay of my current job plus the co workers of my previous one. The beautiful blue skies of Florida and the never-get-hurricanes part of Cincinnati. My friends from the church in Cincinnati plus the Florida location.

So since I cannot convince everyone to move to Florida and I haven’t figured out how to control the weather, I’ll have to find solace in having a conflicted heart.


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