Today was a sad day in my family. We celebrated the life of my dad’s only aunt, who died earlier this week. It was a celebration, like I said, but it was difficult. There were tears, and there was laughter. It was one of those events that can do one of two things. It can … More Family is Always Most Important
Well, guess what? My classes are over for the semester! Hooray! That means that I only have one semester to go before I’m officially in possession of a Master’s degree. How awesome is that?? Because I’m nearly over the hump (I still have some grading to do, and then I have to write a paper … More Even More Wedding Excitement!
I’m going to start this post off by saying how much I love shopping. Indeed, it is one of my favorite things to do, both for other people and for myself. I enjoy finding just the perfect thing. Christmas in itself is a fun holiday, but I love the prep even more. But the thing … More Black Friday
Today is a good day! Want to know why? First, it’s Friday! Fridays are always fun, just because you have two days without work following! I’m all about some time without work. H and I often travel on the weekends, visiting one of our families, but we are actually spending this weekend apart. H goes … More Friday Fun-day!
We found them!! It’s already late, so I’m not going to say much else, but I can happily say that the next big piece of the wedding puzzle has been taken care of! My beautiful, fantastic bridesmaids now have something green and gorgeous to wear for the big day. I can tell you that I … More Bridesmaid Dresses
For the last week, my future sister-in-law (H’s sister) has been very sick. I haven’t gotten an update since this morning, but last I heard, she had some form of bilateral pneumonia, and has been in the hospital since Tuesday or Wednesday. Yeah, it wasn’t good, although she is thankfully finally improving. Through all of … More In Sickness and In Health
Happy Halloween, everyone! H and I ended up staying in tonight, but I did wear a “costume” to work today. Sort of. It was one of those costumes that counts as normal clothes, but could also count as dressing up. Are you ready for this? Do you know who I am? I’ll give you a … More My Makeshift Halloween Costume
There is one day to go. I’m nervous. I’m excited. I hope my knee can take it. I’m going to dress like it’s the ‘80’s. And I am 99.67% sure that I can do this. Wish me luck. -A.
Okay, so, Gone Girl was a fantastic movie adaptation. I thought other ones were good – Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars, for example. But this was better. This was FANTASTIC. If you haven’t read the book, I don’t want to spoil it, but here is what I thought.
As promised, here is my inspirational person post from last week. Why is Ellen inspiring to me? Oh, there are so many reasons. First, she uses humor to make people feel better, even to heal them. She has showcased so many people on her show who weren’t famous, weren’t anyone other than a normal person … More Ellen DeGeneres