When I was younger, I never explored my city. This was mostly because I couldn’t drive until I graduated, and all we ever wanted to do as teenagers was meet up on the street near our school and feel like we were actually doing something. In actuality, we were mostly just going to the same places to eat, but those are some of my fondest memories. Now, I’ve made it a point to create some new memories in new parts of Dallas as an adult.
Going into Dallas is never an enjoyable drive, but it feels really cool to now go there on a whim. I feel like I can do more now that I am not only 21, but out of college. I can’t explain why, but I feel this sense of freedom in having completed school and entered “the real world.” I feel this part of my life is a new chapter where I am creating personal memories for myself. This week, however, I didn’t have to share this memory alone. Continue reading “Hipster Heaven”