We tend to wait until November to think about why we are thankful. But even then, our thoughts are clouded by the gift-giving season. Why wait to develop gratitude?
Why I can’t get enough of the Disney Kool-Aid
Being born in California, it was only natural that there was some Disney mixed into my mind, body and soul. And what luck that I also happened to…… Read more “Why I can’t get enough of the Disney Kool-Aid”
How can I care about personal goals?
It’s the Friday of Labor Day weekend, and I am writing an overdue blog post. Overdue because my goal is to write at least one post a week, but…… Read more “How can I care about personal goals?”
Why I’m Losing ‘Hope’ in Women’s Soccer
Originally posted on The Bite Me Chronicles:
I started in competitive soccer when I was 6 years old and played until I was about 17, “retiring” after…
Sometimes you’ve got to give in to win
I must confess the truth. Leaving Chicago has been the best decision I’ve ever made in my life. I tried. I really did try to make…… Read more “Sometimes you’ve got to give in to win”
How I hid my financial insecurity in my shopping basket
I like nice things. I like decorating, putting things together that might otherwise have been separate. I like to design. I like to fengshui. I like to…… Read more “How I hid my financial insecurity in my shopping basket”
Allowing myself to wallow
Each week I experience, at least once, what many call “the blues.” Yes, I live in the “greatest country on earth.” Yes, I experience white privilege on…… Read more “Allowing myself to wallow”
Why I succeed at failing
I have been letting myself down a lot this past year. I’ve been making excuses for why I’m treading water. I’ve been blaming the universe for giving me…… Read more “Why I succeed at failing”
Good for You, Not for Me
For some reason, we as humans, feel like we need to have an opinion on any topic that we hear.
So Long, Midwest…Hello, Sunburn!
Welp, it’s finally done! After mailing 9 boxes at a 24-hour FedEx in Lakeview, playing the ultimate game of Tetris with my RX 330 + driving across…… Read more “So Long, Midwest…Hello, Sunburn!”