21 Apr 2014

100 Happy Days: Day 1

Prepare yourself, you guys.

For the next one hundred days, I’m going to be bombarding you with happiness. Like, literally, blasting you with joy. Blowing up the old internet machine with warm hugs and rainbows and cupcakes with jelly beans on top.

You see, I’ve signed up for the 100 Happy Days challenge

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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.

Because, TRAINS, YOU GUYS!”

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 [...]