Back in May, my friend Emma and I sat on her front porch and did something very important: We wrote out our summer bucket lists. That, apparently, was more than three months ago. I am unsure how that happened. Sept. 1 typically leaves me feeling … Continue reading Don’t leave me, summertime: A forced ode to September
As a teen (and early 20something), I liked to do what I could to assure my romantic relationships were "real"--that we held hands enough, or talked at each other on the phone enough. One surefire way to make a relationship legit? Pick out your song, … Continue reading Terrible, no good, very bad tunes to have as your ‘song’ with a romantic other
I'm feeling kind of schmoopsy this Valentine's Day. It's my and Jeff's first married one, and we're going to dinner at the same restaurant we had V-day dinner at four years ago, less than two months after we met. Granted, the day has never been … Continue reading The best love songs: Happy Valentine’s day, and all that jazz
Take the third line of the last song you heard, make it your post title, and write for a maximum of 15 minutes. GO! ~ The Daily Post A fitting prompt, as I've been thinking about "Paradise Valley," John Mayer's new disk, since I got … Continue reading ‘And if you’re further up the road, can you show me what I still can’t see?’
Am I a day late to share my "Miley Cyrus at the VMAs" opinion? Of course. But honestly, the only reason I have an opinion is because of all the insanity I saw on blogs and Facebook yesterday. After reading all the statuses, blog posts … Continue reading I’m late to the Miley party, but adding my two cents on the gal: Why do you care?
Yesterday, a friend posted a status on Facebook expressing her disdain for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Now, this is not a big deal. There are plenty of popular musicians I don't "get" (Journey and U2, I'm looking at you), but for some reason, I kept … Continue reading The case for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Shamelessly stealing this from Just A Normal Mom (thanks, Ally!!) Currently I'm: READING Somerset Maugham's "Of Human Bondage." Yes, still. Leave me alone, this thing is more than 650 pages!! But I still love it. I discovered Maugham on our honeymoon. Our resort was very … Continue reading Currently: Somerset, Boyz, Cory, MasterChef