UPDATE! Clint and I flew out to Washington recently to find a place to live. We were there Wed-Sat. which seemed like plenty of time to see apartments and sign a lease. I set up an itinerary, scheduled meetings with the few landlords with pet-friendly apartments/houses, and expected us to find lots of great places… Continue reading Washington Post
Estranged blog friends, at long last I know what I’m doing next year. After many rejections and unfunded acceptances (4 rejects and 4 acceptances to be exact) I decided to go to Washington State University for their Master’s in English Literature program. I was offered a 2 year TAship, a $12,850 stipend, tuition waiver (except… Continue reading It’s Real Now.
I feel like my last few posts have been full of complaints and/or dreams, but here are some things that I want desperately and if I saved hard enough, I could purchase with monies. I’ll be posting these in waves. Let’s start big! Fun Furniture and Home Decor Another unrealistic dream of mine is owning… Continue reading Some things I want
Dear Feet, You are brave and weather-worn beings. I would like to apologize for my lifelong abuse and mistreatment. You have performed your duty well, given me support, and only fail me now and then. Although I have not bound you in the traditional sense, in my own Western way, I have. Wrapping you daily… Continue reading Dear Feet: An Apology
When I was 17 I would drive to the local bookstore and gaze longingly at the DIY magazine section. I would read as much of ReadyMade as the shopkeeper would allow, always taking a subscription card in hopes that I could get the $26 together to have a subscription of my own. In one of… Continue reading ReadyMade, you’ve let me down
To all my fellow lazy vegetarians: Lean Cuisine’s Butternut Squash Ravioli is for you. I am forever in search of something vegetarian, frozen, and easy to prepare, that doesn’t involve the words “waffle”, “pizza”, or “burrito”. A few vegetarian options exist between Lean Cuisine and the Weight Watchers endorsed Smart Ones and I tend to… Continue reading EAT THIS
I was inspired to write about this after reading Joyce’s cheery post about her equally good experience. It’s come to my attention that Kirksville businesses need as much word of mouth (and viral internet) promotion as they can get. So here’s my plug: For those of you Kirksvillians who haven’t checked it out, Mocha Hut… Continue reading Mocha Hut