My best friend had a great idea to go hiking and had some really scenic land in mind for the trip. We both needed to have fun on a budget this week, too, so this worked out great. We tried to get up early, but ended up not leaving until after 8 pm. It’s about two hours drive to Devil’s Lake, and of course we had to make a pit stop at a random Old Navy. Don’t question it.
Walking into the place for the last time, I was moved by the pristine emptiness of it. The walls are bare and white, the carpets are vacuumed and (mostly) clean; even the corner where the litter box had been is spotless.
I woke up super early the morning after we moved into our new house, and mistakenly thought I was an hour and a half late for work.… Read more “The Dust Settles”
As if we needed studies to tell us that the world is a stressful place, I’ve been seeing more click-bait headlines about anxiety lately. People are feeling… Read more “It’s only writing anxiety.”
Finally, I’m on a vacation away from my normal routine. I have actually been away from work, home, kids, and everything familiar to me for the… Read more “Far From The Land Of The Ice & Snow”
It’s been a hell of a year so far. Not just as a woman, but as a student of Journalism, I have to say I’ve been feeling… Read more “She persisted, and that has made all the difference”
As I write this, it’s the first week of the new year. I decided several years ago that the term “New Year’s Resolution” has acquired a stigma… Read more “Early Projects I’m working on in 2017”
Well, it’s been said all over the internet already. I’ll just get it out of the way before I start this post – 2016 has been crap.… Read more “A New Hope After 21st Century Heartbreak”
Last week, the BF took me on a (working) vacation to his hometown. We visited his family, cleaned out an old storage unit, and ate lots of… Read more “I finally caught that break”
While I’d love to be able to say that this has a double meaning, and that I’ve turned my wicked life around – I’ve just updated this… Read more “Revolution Mary is New and Improved!”