Le Diner en Blanc

The alternate title for this post was “Am I cool enough to be here?” Without #bff Kel the answer would most definitely have been a hard no. In fact Kel was the only reason I was cool enough to be there. And now all I want is to be this cool and fancy forever. Diner…

My Favorite Things About Fall

I have it on good authority that if you don’t write a blog post about “things you love about fall” the internet revokes your URL. No questions asked. It’s kind of a harsh rule, but I get it. And as a rule follower by nature I’m just not willing to fall on my sword on…

Whoop Hair It Is

I have a running list of things I wish I was good at. Singing, long division, reading the directions, having any desire to read the directions… Doing my own hair is also very high up on the list. I currently have three styles – blown dry, slept in a wet braid, and “Mommy your ponytail…

People are brilliant: Inventions that rock

Things I Enjoy About Brains and Summer

My great great grandfather has a patent on the excavating bucket, so as a kid it was always terribly confusing to me why his picture wasn’t on our currency. America – he invented something!! Show some respect. I have made a couple people in my day but I checked and you can’t patent people so I’ve…

With love and a little self-deprecation

You’ve Got the Write Stuff

A quick and overdue pause to thank all of you who have tuned in since my little internet baby was born a few months ago. It’s been a milestoney blog week – my ramblings now make it into the email boxes of over 100 subscribers so I’m basically famous and I made my first $.69 commission…

Table 14: Compound of Dreams

35 minutes of Aerobics, 54 minutes of unidentified “Sport.” That was the report back from the exercise tracker on my Fitbit after Alex and Travis’ wedding. (Oh right, guys I got a new Fitbit so you don’t need to worry about me anymore.) If that intense exercise report isn’t a sign of a good wedding, I…