3 Feb 2016

Why I Can’t Fit in My Pants Wednesday: My Students

Last week, one of my students arrived at my nine o’clock class, and rather than pulling out his textbook, he pulled out a huge Tupperware full of these little, crispy donuts. He proceeded to pull more things out of his bag: paper plates, a carafe of Arabic coffee, the teeny tiny little Dixie cups that […]

27 Jan 2016

Why I Can’t Fit in My Pants Wednesday: Pho Lucky, Detroit

I’m starting a new series on this blog because if there’s one thing I’ve learned from my five billion years of running this blog, it’s that I REALLY like starting new blog series. Continuing those blog series is a completely different matter. But starting a new series is AWESOME. Anyway, this new series is […]

24 Jan 2016

Random Stuff List

Howdy, friends! How’s your Sunday? Are you ready for another exciting post featuring slow cooker recipes and photos of my cat? Let’s do this.

1. Errmmm, so today’s my 40th birthday. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! I’m usually not one to get all freaked out about my birthday or my age, but, YOU GUYS, 40 sounds so ADULT. Like, at […]

8 Oct 2015

The National Mustard Museum (Or “Not quite chipmunks in hula skirts. But still pretty awesome.”

When I arrived at my cousin’s house near Madison, Wisconsin this past summer, she informed me that she had been researching weird, off-the-wall places for us to visit during my stay there.

Because this is how my extended family thinks of me: as a complete and total weirdo.


Her […]

21 Sep 2014

4 Kind of Outdoorsy Things To Do in Petoskey When It’s Kind of Raining

I’ve been having this problem lately where I way overplan my trips and then I get all stressed out and run around like a maniac because I need to SEE ALL THE THINGS AND DO ALL THE THINGS AND EAT ALL THE THINGS.

And then I come back from my vacation and say stupid […]