13 Apr 2014

7 Reasons I Really Kind of Like Spring

True confession time, you guys: until this year I never really “got” spring.

I mean, sure, flowers and stuff. They’re nice.

But everyone knows fall’s my boo. Seriously. I love everything about fall. The changing colors of the leaves. That crunching sound that the leaves make when you walk on them. The way the [...]

6 Apr 2014

I’m entitling this post: “EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!”

So, ummm, remember when I called you all crazy for nominating me for a Bloggie for most Humorous Weblog? 

Well, apparently, you people really must like having your sanity questioned because last weekend this happened:

I’m not really sure what I’ve done to deserve this award. I mean, all I do is sit around, [...]

30 Mar 2014

March Gratitude List

You guys, it’s almost April!

Holy canoli, what the heck happened to March?

Oh wait.

I think I remember.

First, I went to New York and ATE ALL THE FOOD.

And then I got back to Michigan, where it snowed a whole bunch, and I watched every single episode of  Scandal on Netflix until I [...]

22 Mar 2014

How to Stay in a Hostel if You’re Old

There are just a few things you should probably know about me before I get started with this post. Here goes:

1. I am broke.

2. I have the pretty regular habit of convincing myself that I “deserve” stuff I cannot afford, like nice hotel rooms and airplane tickets and dresses I probably won’t [...]

16 Mar 2014

On speaking at Women’s Travel Fest (Or “On not hyperventilating nearly as much as I thought I would.”)

Last weekend, I did one of the scariest things I have probably ever done in my thirty-eight years of life.

And it wasn’t even by accident.

You see, usually, that’s how I find myself doing super duper scary stuff. Like that time I went hiking through a field of unexploded ordinances in Laos. That [...]