Consume This #2

Consume This is my monthly curated list of interesting links of things for you to read, watch, and listen.  If you come across something you think I’ll like, tweet at me. R E A D I N G a profile on Jenny Slate, because I will consume anything in relation to her ‘making your own fun’ before […]

detour to the Slovakian mountains, part 1

I’m at an incredibly friendly hostel in Bratislava, right in the old town, but I can’t be bothered to go socialize or see the city. I acknowledge how lucky I am, but I’m bored.  I’m tired.  If I see one more building described as neo-classical or neo-gothic or neo-ANYTHING I’m going to scream.  All I […]

Consume This #1

Hello!  I’m changing up the way I do my What I’m Reading posts!  They started out as a summary of what books I’ve read, then morphed into a HEY HERE’S EVERYTHING I’VE READ AND DONE AND THOUGHT ABOUT OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS. So I’m going to split things up and move stuff around.  On […]

How a snow storm turned me into a traveler

This is my first time participating in the Travel Link Up!  July’s topic is to share your travel story. I never planned on traveling extensively.  As a kid I never dreamed about laying on beaches in Thailand or going on safaris in Africa. I always thought hostels were scary and adults without traditional careers were […]

What I’m Reading: June 2017 #2

This is my  bi-weekly series to share with you whatever I’m reading that has either interested, entertained, or angered me.  I’ll talk about the book I’m reading, articles I’ve read, blog posts I’ve liked, interesting videos, ect.  This is one of my favorite type of posts to read on other people’s blog, so I hope […]

How I Messed Up My Visit to Auschwitz

Visiting and then subsequently talking about your trip to a concentration camp is a very tricky thing.  I talked in a previous post about how I don’t know how to talk about Auschwitz; I will try to make this post as respectful, sensitive, and un-awkward as possible. I messed up my visit to Auschwitz. I’ve […]

What I’m Reading: June 2017 #1

This is my  bi-weekly series to share with you whatever I’m reading that has either interested, entertained, or angered me.  I’ll talk about the book I’m reading, articles I’ve read, blog posts I’ve liked, interesting videos, ect.  This is one of my favorite type of posts to read on other people’s blog, so I hope […]

What is left to say about Auschwitz

What do you wear to Auschwitz? Not your cut off Levi’s you bought in Valencia.  Shorts feel inappropriate somehow.  Neither can you wear your beloved Chacos.  The thought of your toes touching the same dirt that they labored and died on feels disrespectful.  Jeans, a navy top, and covered shoes it is then, even though […]

What I’m Reading: May 2017 #2

Reading Books I finished The Trespassers by Tana French.  It was good by any other standard, but I just know that French is capable of so much more.  Definitely read it because even on her worst day she’s better than most other writers, but I’m hoping she’ll bring her A-game for her next book. Online Glennon Doyle […]