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 [...]

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 [...]

7 Mar 2014

10 Things I Learned from Teenaged Girls This Week

This past week, I’ve been hanging out at my college friend’s house in suburban Maryland.

It’s been really nice.

After all, I am a huge fan of free places to stay. Especially when those free places have a pantry full of food I never buy. Let’s just say it’s possible my breakfast on Monday [...]

3 Mar 2014

I don’t really have a title for this. Besides “You rock.” And possibly “Y’all be crazy.”

Wow, what a weekend you guys!

Friday was the first day of my spring break, so, of course, I  booked a 5:30 AM flight out of town. This seemed like a much better idea when I was booking it — and not a particularly good idea when I was waking up at three in the [...]

12 Feb 2014

Giving up temporary… or trying to.

Okay, before you can read my post you need to go read this post that my homegirl, Janice, wrote about her decision to move back to her home country of Canada after fourteen years abroad. It’s like a prerequisite for this post. So, basically, if you don’t read her post, you shouldn’t even think [...]