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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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 [...]