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I went to Pokemon Go Fest and all I got was a blister

I went to Pokemon Go Fest and all I got was a blister

Wait, you say, people still play Pokemon Go? Yes, yes they do, and twenty thousand of those people bought tickets to turn up in downtown Chicago this past Saturday to play it together. The results were interesting, and I can honestly say I’m glad we […]

Life, Currently // Four

Life, Currently // Four

Time //  Tuesday night, just finishing up revisions for a design project and ready to settle in with a good book before bedtime. Reading // Sleeping Giants, a science fiction novel I picked for January book club. (Also currently working my way through: Lab Girl, Girl Waits […]

7 Lessons from Temping

7 Lessons from Temping

So I know that after six weeks of data entry temping, I’m probably not an expert on the temping world. But just like anyone else who knows just a little bit about something, I’m totally going to take full advantage and exploit my experience for a blog […]

Small Goals for Spring

Small Goals for Spring

Hey hey, it’s goals time! Granted, it’s been nearly six months since I made the last ones, but that means I should be able to mark every single one off, right? Ha. 1. Go through all of my things and find order. For a while I […]

Small Goals for Fall

Small Goals for Fall

Let’s start out by saying that this list will not include the words, “Get a job.” Obviously finding more work besides my current freelancing opportunities is something I would very much like to do, but it is also not a small goal. I’m also comfortable […]

When everything changes all at once

I’m learning a totally different life this month. Three weeks ago, I left my job at Moody Publishers. I went from working 30 hours a week at a publishing house and freelancing on the side, to freelancing as much as I can with job hunting […]

5 things not to do when your life is a bit overwhelmed

5 things not to do when your life is a bit overwhelmed

Why am I overwhelmed? Well, because I’m a 20-something. Wasn’t that a given? Do we even have a choice? But specifically, I’ll get to that at the end. Maybe. Unless I get too overtaken by feelings to finish. 1. Avoid putting things away, specifically clothes. This is […]

What are ten things you still want to learn?

What are ten things you still want to learn?

1. The first is entirely due to Netflix. Is it weird that I never cared about art history before watching White Collar—but now want to know all of it? I’m pretty much determined now to eventually take some sort of class on this. 2. Science. There is a lot […]

When you couldn’t be bothered to fix your old “About Me”

I wrote an “About Me” sometime in 2011 when I began this WordPress blog, and then never bothered after that. I left it up so long I finally added “from 2011” at the top to explain anything that felt out of date, and another time made a […]

Life, Currently // Three

Life, Currently // Three

Time //  Wednesday night, finishing up a few posts that aren’t time sensitive that I can actually schedule. Blogging ahead? That’s a thing?! Reading // Mistborn. I’m madly in love with this universe right now, and all my other books are just going to have to deal […]