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

Two Ply

I wondered how it was I had found myself on the bus hugging a 12 pack of toilet paper on the ride home. My coworker was going on a Target run during the day and asked if I needed anything.  Like a psycho, I answered, “Toilet paper,” without hesitation, thinking it would save me from … More Two Ply

Hula Hula

About a month ago, two friends of mine came up with the idea of going to see the roller derby.  I always want to do something new and different, so I figured I would go one time and see what it is about.   My friend suggested we buy tickets in advanced, and I laughed … More Hula Hula

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