... that there's a special sort of joy that comes with getting to know a new home through the seasons — learning the way the leaves change color, when they fall, where pink petals may pop up.
... that coffee pairs best with cozy robes or cable-knit sweaters.
... that it's perfectly okay to consider "second breakfast" a meal in its own right.
... that there's comfort in routine and inspiration in adventure, so it's important to build a life that lends itself to both. (And bonus points for making adventure routine.)
... that planned dates are great, but spontaneous ones are better.
... that growing up comes with learning when to say yes and when to say no.
... that friendships are best when you give them your all.
... that sometimes, you just have to be the kind of person who lays low all weekend.
... that sometimes, you just have to be the kind of person to stay out all weekend.
... and that the truest, most sincere version of yourself can be seen in all the ways you've never changed, in all the habits and places and loves that have been part of you all along.