Wichita Karma

I arrived in Wichita only to wait in the scorching heat for the shuttle bus to my hotel. I had about 15 minutes to ponder if the milder Seattle weather had weakened me to the heat and humidity of the Midwest.  I was leaning toward yes, while wiping the sweat off of my forehead when … More Wichita Karma

First Class Lady

I was waiting at the airport gate, groggy and anxious, for them to start boarding my plane to Kansas. I flew a lot last year, between personal travel and trips for the t-shirt job, resulting my Alaska Airlines flight status getting bumped up to MVP. It comes with a lot of perks, like free upgrades … More First Class Lady

Ax Master

After I finished all of my interviewing in Lawrence, Kansas and was officially off the clock, I met up with my cousin who drove down from Omaha to cross paths for a short while. I’d had a rough day, and I was incredibly grateful to chat with her and needed to let off some steam. … More Ax Master

Bus Bitches

I know, I know.  I write a lot about the buses in Seattle. But considering I spend at least an hour a day on them, it takes up a significant portion of my life.  Five hours each week if I just include travel time to work. More if I head somewhere on the weekend. That … More Bus Bitches

Accidental Stalker

One of my new favorite past times is participating in focus groups.  I don’t get chosen that frequently, but when I do I definitely love it more than I should. I get paid a decent amount of money to give my opinion and run my mouth about something for two hours.  It’s kind of an … More Accidental Stalker

Cookie Controversy

I have sensed Girl Scout cookie season on the horizon now for a while.  There is a change in the air when I know it’s right around the corner. But I hadn’t seen them in person in Seattle to fill the cookie void in my life. I mentioned this to my parents on the phone … More Cookie Controversy