Found this article on LitHub that praises the subway writing life, of which I have become fond of during these past few days. I’ve also tried little sprints during my lunch break and this has also been helpful to increase my word count. I’m realizing that I don’t like to write for long stretches of … More NaNoWriMo 2018 – Update #2
It’s National Novel Writing Month! I have struggled to participate in this event in the past, so I’ll see where this goes! The goal is to write 50,000 words on a “novel”. For these first two days, I’ve been writing on my commute in Google Docs, the train ride is about 35-40 minutes each way. … More NaNoWriMo 2018 – Update #1
This past week I was home on vacation, but didn’t plan anything to do while I was home. I tried to read and catch up on my books, but in reality, I took a lot of naps and fell into a routine of an extended weekend. I came up with this list that sums up … More Pros and Cons of a Staycation
I have been dreaming of having $1.6 billion dollars. This is not a normal amount of money. And knowing myself, I know I should choose the annuity payout option because getting a giant amount of money upfront would not work well with my spending habits. It’s like I know I have the money and that … More What Would I Do With the Mega Millions Jackpot?
Attention Harry Potter nerds! This play is for you! The story is about Hufflepuffs at Hogwarts during the seven years that the books take place. Some of the humor of the show comes from the fact that the play is kind of fan-fiction in the sense that it’s not affiliated with the books or movies, … More I Saw Puffs the Play!
I’ve been to a few Outlander events in New York and I’m always happy to see the cast and hear about the upcoming season. This year I was able to go to the PaleyFest Event at The Paley Center for Media on October 5th. This was part of a larger media tour that also included … More Outlander at PaleyFest!
So hilarious to me that 6 months ago the title of this blog post was going to be “I Love MoviePass.” Oh how the mighty have fallen. Though, users of the service knew it was too good to be true, it stands that all good things must come to an end. A $10/month subscription service … More Goodbye, MoviePass
A weekend getaway! Josh and I took a 4.5 hour drive to Salem for his cousin’s wedding and we stayed an extra day to tour the town and do touristy things. It’s a cute town, but and definitely caters to tourists at the main city center. Our Stay: Airbnb in Peabody, MA We stayed at … More Road Trip to Salem
In the past few years I’ve been trying to up my skin care regimen. I have acne-prone skin and it’s taken a long time for me to understand what causes my skin to flare up. It’s especially within the last year that I’ve embraced and added masks into my routine. I will probably do a … More My 6 Holy Grail Face Masks
Celebrating four years on February 10! These past couple years have seen a lot of change on my little blog. At the end of 2016 I tried to write my frustrations about the political climate, but I felt inadequate in the face of ignorance. The election made me realize how much I care about politics, … More Belated Blog Birthday | Four Year Blog Anniversary!