My mom signed me up for ballet when I was in kindergarten. I was one of those pink-loving, frilly dress-wearing, Barbie-playing girly-girls. I honestly believed that “Disney princess” was an acceptable and noble career aspiration (Snow White seemed like the… Read More ›
Trying New Things
Me, the adventurer.
I’m embarrassed to admit that I’ve stumbled upon personal finance inspiration through born-again/salesman Dave Ramsey. Embarrassed because I can’t help feeling that Dave Ramsey is the Dr. Phil of finance and he’s just one of those overly suave politician-used-car salesman… Read More ›
In the past, my makeup routine has consisted mostly of wearing pharmacy quality eyeliner about once a month. On extra special occasions, I apply lipstick from one of those tiny gift-bag giveaway lipstick tubes that department stores give people when… Read More ›
When I first started blogging again back in February, I got a total of 171 hits the first month. The next month I got 350, then 1,400, then 6,900 then nearly 10,000. Things were looking good for my blog. Up until… Read More ›
Our microwave has been acting up lately (it’s like a lightning storm in there) so we called the microwave repairman to remedy the situation. Have you tried living without a microwave? It sucks. Anyway, Mr. Microwave Repairman was supposed to… Read More ›
My nomad days are over and my blog needs a new name. Any ideas?
Last night I met some friends for happy hour at Matchbox in the relatively new Mosaic District in the Fairfax/Falls Church/Merrifield area. The original plan was to watch The Great Gatsby afterwards but this didn’t exactly pan out. I haven’t been able to pinpoint… Read More ›