Monthly Archives: July 2014

Phones And Fears (And Why Research Pays)

The other evening, my friends and I┬ácelebrated the recent swearing-in of a buddy who passed the bar. Apparently moving across an ocean is a hot topic, because I heard about little else. One person did give me a run down … Continue reading

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An Indian, a Spaniard, and an American Walking into a Blues Joint…

…and that is not a joke. We go blues dancing on Sunday nights at an old Firehouse. It is about a 45 minute drive away from campus, so we have plenty of time to talk in our nearly hour-and-a-half trip. … Continue reading

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Kristen Stewart Is A Muggle

I must admit, I have never read the Harry Potter series (nor do I intend to). I am, familiar with the series, and am without a doubt Slytherin in nature. That said, however, the recent hype over J.K. Rowling’s Quidditch … Continue reading

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Lice, and Writing What You (Don’t) Know

No, I do not have lice. ┬áJust in case you were wondering. What I do have is a bad case of writer’s search history. At least this time it doesn’t include researching how to kill someone with your hands while … Continue reading

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Parental Advisory: Yes, Teenagers are Just as Stupid Now as They Were When You Were a Teen

*WARNING: RANT* I was perusing Facebook (as I am wont to do), and I ran across the following gem: “[13 year old son]’s memory foam pillow was completely destroyed by some cool teenagers with shaving cream, and I’m hoping his … Continue reading

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Why Move?

I suppose I did post my moving announcement in a bit of a hurry, and re-reading it now, I realize that it makes it sound like moving a third of the way around the world just snuck up and pounced … Continue reading

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Six Weeks To Jump An Ocean

Well, I just got the wonderful news that I am moving. To a different country. Across an ocean. In six weeks. Or less. Totally not freaking out at all. While I’ve started to hoard personal care items and at least … Continue reading

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