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

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