Great Scots

I have an affinity for Scotland, since many of my dad’s maternal ancestors lived there. When I think of Scotland, I think of wild and windy remote areas and tough, headstrong people who like to have a laugh. I’ve only ever been to Edinburgh—it’s a beautiful city—but I hope to return someday to visit the […]

Ending Rocklessness in Girls Forever

My boyfriend is a drummer, so when I spied a sticker with an illustration of knuckles and drumsticks on a coworker’s water bottle at a meeting, I asked her about it. And that’s how I found out about an international movement to empower girls called Girls Rock Camp. Girls Rock Camp helps girls “find their […]

Birthday Fun

Two friends celebrated birthdays recently and helped me check off two birthday list items: 1. Make a terrarium Have you heard of Plant Nite? How about Paint Nite? It’s the same idea…have a few drinks and some food and make something to take home with you. I like plants and gardening, although I only have […]

Resolutions

I’ll be starting off the New Year with a bang. Multiple bangs, actually. …Bangs as in fringe across my forehead. Carried away in the spirit of wanting to start off the New Year with a change, I told my hair stylist to give me bangs yesterday. It doesn’t seem like a big deal, and it […]

The List: 2014 Edition

  Thanks to LivingSocial, I’ve started creating my next birthday list. For those new to the blog, every year between January and May, I complete a list of items that I’ve never done before my birthday rolls around. The number of items equals my age. The magic number this year is 39. #($*#)@$ So, LivingSocial. […]