Picture this: A 35-year-old woman sitting in the last available chair at her local Starbucks with a MacBook on her lap (because you can't swing a dead cat in there without hitting someone working on the 3rd draft of their thesis), reading glasses on her head and a grande, non-fat, vanilla latte with a double … Continue reading Kicking it OLD school
Being a woman in my mid 30's with a pretty extensive social circle, you'd think that I would have been in multiple weddings by now. But the truth is, I've managed to get by unscathed in the dreaded act of being a bridesmaid. Funny enough, the only wedding I have ever been in is my … Continue reading Always a bride, never a bridesmaid.
Adulting (v): to carry out one or more of the duties and responsibilities expected of fully developed individuals (paying off that credit card debt, settling beef without blasting social media, etc). Exclusively used by those who adult less than 50% of the time. -Curtesy of Urban Dictionary If you're a millennial, or even remotely of that era, I can guarantee you've … Continue reading Used to count sheep, now I count aches and pains.
I show up for my shift at the restaurant where I work as a part-time server 15 minutes early, not knowing what kind of night I have in store. Is the restaurant going to be fully reserved? Is the kitchen going to be short staffed? Am I going to have to serve an entire minor … Continue reading I definitely forgot to tell the kitchen about your shellfish allergy.
I know this is going to sound ridiculous, but when I opened my Twitter account back in 2009, I had no idea of the impact it was going to actually have on my life. In a land before time when memes weren’t even a thing and before I was composing 1500 word blog posts for … Continue reading How Twitter changed my life
As I prep tonight’s gourmet single-girl dinner which consists of half a bag of Skinny-pop popcorn and a caffeine free Diet Coke, I find myself feeling an overwhelming amount of guilt for having given up on myself. I guess you could say my “fuck it” meter is at an all time high at the moment. … Continue reading Forget the spark, I need a blow torch