It often happens that I draw life inspiration from the movies, but not in the way you’d think. Sometimes scenes stick with me and I find parallels in my own experiences. For instance, the term “jellyfisher.” In the movie Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, there’s a scene in which Bridget encounters a snotty mega … More Jellyfishers and Man-O-Wars
Dia daoibh agus failte! (Pardon the lack of the fada–I haven’t figured out how to do that on my Bluetooth keyboard yet.) For those of you who don’t speak Irish—hello and welcome. I’ve been using Duolingo to study Gaeilge for a little bit, but I don’t think it accounts for the different dialects. I’m not … More Learning a New (Old) Language
Imagine one is being read to. Imagine one is hearing a story for the very first time; however, the narrator started in the middle of the book. One is left wondering how the story began, and how the events of the tale originated. Many Americans can compare their family histories to starting a story in … More Genealogy and the American
I deleted all of my dating apps last night. I know some of you will sincerely miss tales from the train wreck that is my dating life. After a deep conversation with someone I care about immensely, I started to re-evaluate some of my personal motivations. Am I dating because society says that a single … More Motivation and Honesty
**Disclaimer: I made this from scratch, not following any recipe. If this resembles any recipe from a book it is purely coincidental. Looking for something fast, low carb, spicy and delicious? Try this recipe!
I’m always joking that I’m working on myself so that I can have the perfect “trophy wife” body: the kind of body that men drool over and are happy to put on display as much as possible. It’s a joke. Not the part about wanting the perfect body. The part about it being a “trophy … More Trophy
I came to Starbucks this morning to write and clear my head, while enjoying my Venti Pike’s with half/half and two pumps of sugar free mocha syrup. I came to avoid the lethargy that seems to want to rule my body today; I almost feel the lazy seeping through my muscles. It’s impossible to really … More 1/19/19