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
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?
OMG. I got my filler last Thursday morning, and at the 70-hour mark or so now I can honestly say I love it; much more than I even thought I would. I checked myself into the best aesthetic clinic I could find, one with a … Continue readingGod Bless Filler!
I’m staring down “The Last March of Youth”…or am I? I’ve long seen my thirties as crunch time, as do or die, and to some extent it is, but lately I’ve been researching methods to prolong my experience and my visage of youthfulness, and my … Continue readingMy Newest Makeover Story: Myself
You’ve heard of “fear of missing out”? I have some of that, yes, but it feels like I’ve been left out; not just from any specific activity, mind you, but left out in some fashion from life itself. It seems I always have to initiate … Continue readingLeft Out of Life
Yes, as of April 3 I’ve started on the final leg of what I like to call my “degree quest”: beginning work on my Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Western Governors University (WGU). Since it’s a go-at-your-own-pace online program I’ve been able to work … Continue readingDegree Quest: Day 66
I know it’s a silly thing, especially for a path in life as freelance-y and side-hustle-y as being a ballroom dance instructor, but after I’m certified I’m really looking forward to getting all the accouterments of being a business. I’ll list them in this caprice … Continue readingMe, a Spendy Start-Up? Oh No!