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”
Tag: growing up
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?”
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”
The “Bite Me” Chronicles Return
For the past two months I have been helping my mom clear out my grandpa’s house and now our own home, my childhood home, as she readies…… Read more “The “Bite Me” Chronicles Return”
And Then There Were Two
Only two full months left until the end of 2014…and where do I see my year ending? At my two jobs, in my cozy (I refuse to…… Read more “And Then There Were Two”
The “Old” Can Always Teach You Something New
77 years separate us, but my grandpa is still one of my favorite people to discuss world issues with. Don't forget to open up your mind and… Read more "The “Old” Can Always Teach You Something New"
15 Years Later Things Remain Different
I've known these people for either 15 years, 15 months, or 15 minutes. I think this picture symbolizes what these next few months will be like — catching… Read more "15 Years Later Things Remain Different"