9 Feb 2014

February Gratitude List

You know that thing where you’re supposed to write a list of five things you’re grateful for each day? I think it’s an Oprah thing.

Well, have you ever actually tried doing it? I mean, sitting down each day and coming up with a list? It sounds easy enough, right? But, it’s SUPER DUPER [...]

18 Dec 2013

My Favorite Things (Or “Stuff I Would Totally Buy Someone If I Hadn’t Already Bought It For Myself.”)

How’s your Christmas shopping going?

Not to brag or anything, but I’m pretty much done shopping.

Mind you, I haven’t exactly started shopping either.

But, I have very few presents to buy as my family no longer does much of a gift exchange.

You see, we spend the majority of the year buying ourselves [...]

7 Feb 2013

Unbrave Reads: And, Also, My Palms Are Sweaty

Hey, remember when I was all like, “I’m taking the train! For a billion hours! When I could just take a one-hour flight.


And then all my friends started giving me that look?

Well, it’s possible they gave me that look because not only had I opted to take the [...]

3 Feb 2013

Five Reasons Why Taking the Train in the States Isn’t Crazy. So Stop Looking at Me So Funny

When I recently decided to take the train from Buffalo to Washington, DC, and then back again to Buffalo from New York City, I didn’t really think it was an odd choice.

Well, not any odder than all the other choices I’ve made in my life. Which probably isn’t saying much. As I’ve made [...]

9 Dec 2012

Stuff I Really Kind of Like about My Life at Home: My Parents

As I’ve mentioned before, since returning to the States this summer I’ve been living at home with my parents.

Well, not exactly with my parents.

You see, they live in a house. As, you know, people tend to do.

I, on the other hand, live in their barn.

Which, I think we can all [...]