Hurts So Good

I figured I must’ve been very good this year when I walked away from Christmas with two new pairs of shoes.  I considered it a win, since it’s one of my favorite things to blow money on.  Plane tickets and shoes take up most of my disposable income. I have been on the hunt to … More Hurts So Good

Maritime Gangster

A few nights ago I met up with a friend at a local haunt of mine called Octopus Bar.  Its ship-themed interior becomes packed with hipsters sporting man buns the later it gets while hip hop plays in the background.   When I’m there I always find myself wondering if the music choice fits the … More Maritime Gangster

Airplane Etiquette

It’s no secret that I hate flying, and that’s something I’ve done quite a bit of lately. I was recently on my way to Indianapolis for Thanksgiving, and I was excited when my seat got upgraded.  Free drinks and extra leg room make any flight better. I was happy to have an aisle seat, and … More Airplane Etiquette

Bus Nightmares

“Oh fuck, I am SO SICK”  I heard the guy on the back of the bus yell before I listened to the distinct sound of him clearing the phlegm out of his throat and spitting it on the ground. I instantly regretted that I’d chosen to read on my commute to work instead of putting … More Bus Nightmares

The Devil You Know

I recently was partaking in my favorite pastime as of late, unwinding with a glass of wine after work and watching some tv, when I decided there was no time like the present to crack open that good bottle of red wine that I had gotten at the wineries in Woodinville about a month ago. … More The Devil You Know

Witchy Woman

I wandered through the wig section of the Halloween store realizing, yet again, procrastination had gotten the best of me, and I’d have to sloppily come up with a costume for this year. I’d toyed with numerous ideas:  Lady Gaga (meat dress era specifically), Cher, Dolores Abarnathy from West World, or Daenerys Targaryen from Game … More Witchy Woman

Cowabunga

When my friend texted me “What are you doing tomorrow, and do you like steak?”  I knew it was an omen for good things to come. She had extra tickets to a steak festival of sorts in Seattle called Cowabunga.  The event of the night was called Seared, where various restaurants were giving out small … More Cowabunga

Three Beep Threat

After traveling I always need a recharge, which usually involves watching some mindless tv and not leaving my apartment unless absolutely necessary for a few days. And drinking plenty of wine of course. So a few weeks ago my only past time was counting down the work clock until I could pour a glass of vino … More Three Beep Threat

Doors of Dublin

When I landed in Ireland from Seattle, I had 15 hours in Dublin before jetting off to Budapest at 5am. Between not sleeping well the night before I left Seattle, to not sleeping well on the plane ride over, I was running on empty by the time I landed in Dublin. Adrenaline did the trick … More Doors of Dublin