28 Jun 2015

Random Stuff List

You guys, what a week, right?

I’ve spent most of the week grading papers, and grumbling about grading papers, and dreaming of the end of next week when I will be on summer break and won’t have to grade another paper in TWO WHOLE MONTHS SO HELP ME GOD.

But, then, Friday rolled around […]

26 Jun 2015

How To Be Happy With The Body You Have

I know I haven’t been traveling a whole lot over the past couple years — at least not internationally.

But I have been on a different journey.

A journey of body acceptance.

Okay, go ahead, roll your eyes. I know that sounded super cheesy. But it’s true.

I feel like in the past couple […]

21 Jun 2015

Random Stuff List

1. Howdy, folks! How’s your weekend been?

I’ll be spending today grading papers (ugggghhhh), but yesterday I had a great day, poking around old buildings while on the Hidden Kalamazoo tour.

The tour happens once a year, and gives you a “behind the scenes” look at a handful of historic buildings in town. While […]

18 Jun 2015

10 Totally Unlame Things to Say When Someone Asks You If You Have a Boyfriend Yet

I recently found myself at a family party where I was asked by a-family-member-of-a-family-member if I had a boyfriend yet.

To be honest, I was a bit taken back by the question. My family members, for the most part, have stopped asking me this question. I’d like to think it’s because they respect my […]

16 Jun 2015

Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive (Or “How to do Sleeping Bear Dunes without wanting to die a billion times.”)

You know that expression about learning from your mistakes?

Well, I never really thought that applied to me.

Instead I tend to repeat my mistakes.

Over and over and over again.

And then a few more times for good measure.

Experience and age have brought me many things. An appreciation for sensible shoes. That […]