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?
It’s been a pretty chill week for me. I was on vacation and by vacation, I mean staycation. I was home. I worked on some upcoming blog posts, I went to the gym a few times, I hung out with my cat, and I did not check my work email. On the blog, I wrote … More HeyLookAtThis! October 27, 2018
On Friday’s I talk about politics on my blog. And this week it’s been tumultuous. Trump’s administration is seeking to change the definition of gender to only male and female, which eliminates those who are transgender, a rollback of Obama era definitions. And another step against transgender people, when Trump decided that trans people could not … More Resources for Voting in the 2018 Midterm Election
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!
This review originally appeared on 80 Books Blog. 4 out of 5 stars ★★★★☆ Synopsis: One afternoon at an outdoor market in India, a man’s shadow disappears—an occurrence science cannot explain. He is only the first. The phenomenon spreads like a plague, and while those afflicted gain a strange new power, it comes at a … More REVIEW: The Book of M by Peng Shepherd
My IBR (income-based repayment) payment on my federal student loan went up this year by $10. My payment is $193. This is a manageable amount and has been manageable since I graduated from grad school in 2014. I don’t have a plan to pay down my student loans in a tangible time frame, and honestly, … More Student Loans: IBR Payments and the Long Road Ahead
It’s been a busy week on the blog. My editorial calendar is actually working! Be prepared for more content for the next few weeks! On the blog this week I wrote about my favorite personal finance resources, a re-blog of my review of Foundryside (a must read!), a recap of the Outlander panel at PaleyFest, … More HeyLookAtThis! October 20, 2018
Election day is Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Prior to the 2016 election, I’d only voted in the two presidential elections in 2008 and 2012 and that was the easiest voting experience I’ve ever had. What a freaking blessing. And then 2016 happened. UGHHHHHHHHH Fast forward to now, the president is a disgrace to America, his … More Why the Mid-Term Elections are So Important This Year
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!
This review originally appeared on Around the World in 80 Books. 5 out of 5 stars ★★★★★ Synopsis: Sancia Grado is a thief, and a damn good one. And her latest target, a heavily guarded warehouse on Tevanne’s docks, is nothing her unique abilities can’t handle. But unbeknownst to her, Sancia’s been sent to steal … More REVIEW: Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett