All this coronavirus stuff is wildin', huh? It got even more wild last week because I am NOW an ESSENTIAL WORKER in the MEDICAL FIELD!!! Woot! I got a new job!!! I gave up all hope of being released from furlough from my previous job and have been job hunting and applying since middle of … Continue reading The New Normal (and a little life update)
You haven't lived until you've jogged out into the snow at 29 degrees in your bare feet and swimsuit to take part in an afternoon jacuzzi soak while basking in the glow of the rocky mountains. My little sister and I had a girl's day so we built a puzzle, listened to music, soaked in … Continue reading Unsteady Uproot – “To ski or not to ski” (Wednesday, January 8th)
Never have I ever... spent a Christmas all by myself before. Last year I went from having family AND a boyfriend to spend the holidays with to this year being stuck in Texas and being totally, completely alone.
In case you got the wrong idea let me set you straight right now: I am not truly adventurous.
My biggest fear when I considered this move wasn't even about failing. I knew failure would be an option. I might not be able to find a job or an apartment I could afford or - dare I even say it - I may never be accepted into a physical therapy assisting program. My biggest fear, though, was whether I was choosing this move for me.
Two things still confuse me about this state: 1. Why are there so many toll roads? And 2. If Texas is the only state in the country to have 85mph speed limits, then WHY are there so many people that go 10mph UNDER?
Last week I was invited to my first party since moving here and – I kid you not it – according to the thoughts that were racing through my head it was as if I were in eighth grade again and preparing for a very important event that would subsequently determine my social standing for the rest of the year.
About a month or so ago, actress Jenny Mollen was bitten on the finger by her 2 year old son Laz and her finger went numb and remained numb for several weeks. On Sunday, September 8th I ate a spicy piece of fried fish and my upper lip started to burn and has kept burning off and on for the last five days.
It might be unkind to refer to someone simply by their age, but it seems to be the qualifier that sticks most easily in people's minds.
It's a valid question. What does make for an awesome wedding?