goldfish: a lesson in pet-owning

goldfish: a lesson in pet-owning

A few weeks ago I went back to Ohio because my cousin was getting married. She had a very nice, very small wedding at a tiny church near where we live, and a casual, low-key reception at an even tinier lodge in the woods nearby. She had these really cute but utterly impractical centerpieces on … Continue reading

Things I Love Thursday, vol. 22

Things I Love Thursday, vol. 22

For pretty much as long as I can remember I’ve wanted a pet penguin, so obviously I love this. Thanks to my friend Jacque for posting it on Facebook. 25 Amazing Tattoos Inspired by Children’s Movies – the Monsters, Inc. one is my favorite Pickle bandaids Cigarette Butts by Gemma Correll I’ll definitely be making this broccoli … Continue reading

on becoming a workaholic

on becoming a workaholic

A while back I interviewed for a team lead position at work that would be a significant promotion – more “leadership responsibilities” as a part of the management team, and a salary instead of an hourly wage. My manager had told me I was basically a shoe-in for the job, but then I was a … Continue reading

Things I Love Thursday, vol. 21

Things I Love Thursday, vol. 21

This is completely and utterly insane, but I can’t help but be intrigued by it: Self-portraits done to a different drug every day (45 days) This photoset taken at The Ridges in Athens, Ohio These yogurt popsicles look pretty delish. I really need to make use of my popsicle molds before summer is over. The Coquette: On heroic … Continue reading

The Ridges in Athens, Ohio

The Ridges in Athens, Ohio

This past weekend I went back to Ohio yet again to visit my friend Bree, who is a grad student at Ohio University. She lives at The Summit, a newer apartment complex built on top of a treacherous hill south of campus, just next door to what is now known as The Ridges — a … Continue reading

The Book Loft in Columbus, Ohio

The Book Loft in Columbus, Ohio

So, I’ve been having a passionate love affair with books ever since I bought my first Goosebumps at the school book fair in second grade. I used to get inappropriately excited about the monthly book order, and I remember bugging my parents incessantly to drive me to the mall so I could go to the … Continue reading

Things I Love Thursday, vol. 20

Things I Love Thursday, vol. 20

Lollapalooza 2012: The 48 Sets You Can Watch Via Webcast – this makes me wish I had a big screen TV so I could have a Lolla party 13 Creative Hot Dog Recipes (via Oh So Lovely Vintage) Brrr…ger hat & scarf Amazing Paper Art by Yulia Brodskaya Vintage cookie jars 25 Outrageous Fashion Ads From the 1970s (via … Continue reading

July Foodie Pen Pals

July Foodie Pen Pals

If you aren’t familiar with Foodie Pen Pals, it’s this awesome monthly exchange where bloggers and blog readers mail each other packages of delicious food items. It’s a way to try new things and meet new people, and I highly recommend trying it out. I got a lot of good stuff when I participated in June, and … Continue reading