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

Smooth Sailing

I’m leaving the country tomorrow, and for some reason, I am bizarrely calm and well-prepared for it. If you know anything about me, you likely know a few days before a trip I start to completely lose my shit. There is a fear of the unknown that is always lurking right around the corner.  Thoughts … More Smooth Sailing

Betty Crocker

I don’t enjoy cooking. I’m not good at it.  It seems to take forever. Don’t get me wrong.  I love food.  I live for a wonderful meal.  I just don’t have the patience or skill set to pull it off on my own. I have a friend who sent me a recipe for fried rice, … More Betty Crocker

The Boise Experience

I’d mulled over what I had done wrong for months.  Everyone knew I was being sent to Boise for my tee-shirt selling side gig, and after being sent to Australia last year, it had become an ongoing joke about what sort of cardinal sin I’d committed to be sent to Idaho. I’ve been bitching about … More The Boise Experience

The Fourth 4th

I woke up in a funk when I realized it was my fourth Independence Day that I’d witnessed in Seattle. I went to pick up all the essentials for my non-barbeque on the rooftop as I would be providing my guests with snacks and wine but most definitely was not hostess enough to fire up … More The Fourth 4th