Slow Unfolding: March in Retrospect

This past month, I filled the patio with herbs and flower and watched the blooms slowly unfold to reveal their radiant petals. The delicate bursts of pink, red and yellow wave each time they're caressed by the cool breeze or visited by a passing bee. Between the baby quail, playful ground squirrels and thriving garden,... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #35

Hello, loves! Last weekend, my friend's foreign parents were in town and prepared Chinese food as a thank you for looking after their daughter while she's so far from home. We passed funny stories back and forth across the language barrier, all laughter and smiles. My heart felt so full! My boyfriend called up some... Continue Reading →

Taking on the Inflamasaurus Hex

Last night, my boyfriend brought up a shocking internet prank where someone finds an adversary's address through their IP address and the places a call to the police departments pretending to be said adversary. The local S.W.A.T. team swarms an innocent victim's home, led to believe that the individual is armed and dangerous. The in-game... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #34

Greetings, digital wanderers -- How is your heart this week? Are you taking good care of your body? Part of life for me right now is trying to learn to slow down. This week, I've been forced to move at more leisurely pace, which has been painfully discouraging, so I'm making efforts to at least enjoy... Continue Reading →

Leveraging Your Most Valuable Resource

What does your morning routine look like? How much of each day do you spend getting ready, glued to your office chair or complaining to friends? Time is your most valuable resource. Unlike any other resource, you are always spending time. Everything you do at work or in your personal life takes time. And no... Continue Reading →

Love is Not a Competition

At the start of the year, my boyfriend proposed an idea to save some extra fun money. Each time either of receive a $5 bill, we drop it into a glass mason jar. Less than three months in, we've collected over $500. Out of one hundred $5 bills, I've contributed approximately five. Each evening, we... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #33

Hello, sweet friends! How do you feel about self-depreciating humor? I'm all about it, so I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Occasionally, when I gulp down too much air at once, my body creates this noise that's ten times bigger than I am. It sounds as if I'm swallowing a baby elephant... Continue Reading →

This Is Either Going to End in Marriage or Arson

This is the true story of Eric, a rather ordinary 40-year-old college professor who believes that mozzarella sticks constitute a balanced meal, women are more mysterious than the elusive giant squid and chain smoking over games of nightmare chess is the best way to spend an evening. Last night, Eric deviated from his normal routine. Rather... Continue Reading →

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