I’ve decided that sometime in the next few years I’m going to have a California beach baby, she’s going to be a daughter, and her name is going to be Éowyn, after the “Lord of the Rings” character (one of the few names in fact … Continue readingMy Future: California Beach Baby
Having slept it and mulled over it…I’m honestly going to execute what I’ve always considered “the nuclear option” and just relocate; pull the trigger and relocate to California’s South Coast. I intimated as much in my last post, but now I’m more sure than ever, … Continue readingPacific Destiny
As you might know I’ve got quite a few items on the agenda, mainly related to completing my glow-up and traveling. As of this month I’ve been to the best cosmetic dentist I could find, and I’m undergoing my long-awaited teeth whitening regimen. Yay me! … Continue readingIt’s My Life! Into my Next Year
To Angelenos, the first circle of hell is the San Bernardino Valley; the second, the High Desert; the third, Bakersfield; the fourth…well, let’s just call it “out of state”. Downwardly-mobile ex-Californians face a rather horrifying way of life, often pouring into cheaper parts of the … Continue readingPretty Girls Drinkin’ Tall Boys…
I know last May I doubted if I was going to be in the financial or head space to realize my long-held dream of going overseas (for the first time in my life) and seeing Europe come 2024, but now in August of 2023? I … Continue readingEurope: Should I Just Go?
Looking over some new apartments near me online, I’m struck by how everything is grey, with literally less color than the Borg cubes from “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, and how old and stale that aesthetic is, along with the 2010s fashion for them to … Continue readingThe Future of Fashion: After Greige
I’m 29 and I’ve never had a girlfriend…or have I? After all, I vividly remember when my best friend (who recently moved away, but we spent four years together) was referred to as “your girlfriend” by an old lady who worked at a dance party … Continue readingMy Girlfriend, Unbeknownst To Me
Well, here it is: August 2023. Which means I’m a month away from September 2023, a benchmark in my life: the month I’ll be the same age my father was when I was born. Unless I become the spear counterpart of Ginger Rogers’s character in … Continue readingFamily Formation: I’m Falling Behind…Or Am I?
I know this sounds so silly, but hey, unbeknownst to me yesterday was National Girlfriend Day. I spent it (in part) peeking into the nearest Pottery Barn store, an oasis of beauty where I can plunk myself down and imagine that I’m living my dream … Continue readingTFW No Pottery Barn Basket Girlfriend
I had the misfortune of being brought up in a stinkhole located in the eastern interior of the United States, and by now, at the age of 29, the only way I can even stand my life at all is taking steroids (corticosteroids to be … Continue readingThe Best Coast Cures?