Saying goodbye to dorm life (& poster mounts)

I’m about seven months away from finally making the big move off campus. That’s right. I still live on campus. It’s been eight wonderful years, but it’s definitely time to move on from dorm living. My job has always provided me with a place to live. I have never had a say in where that place is, how many square feet it is, or what amenities … Continue reading Saying goodbye to dorm life (& poster mounts)

SXSW Eco | Austin, TX (Trigger warning: this post is mostly about food)

    After my initial feelings of being eco-verwhelmed with the incredible presentations and conversations I was lucky enough to be a part of at SXSW Eco, I calmed down to be able to simply enjoy my experience and soak in as much as possible. This trip was chock full of lessons in sustainability, little green nuggets that I immediately stored in my mushy brain … Continue reading SXSW Eco | Austin, TX (Trigger warning: this post is mostly about food)

Newport is for (food) lovers

How I approach a normal restaurant meal: Order a water Get the water and immediately guzzle the whole thing Order something vegetarian that comes with fries Pee because I drank too much Arrive back at table right as meal arrive at table (score!) Eat the entire meal in 20 seconds flat without saying a word to whoever I’m eating with This method has worked pretty … Continue reading Newport is for (food) lovers

Opa Robby’s Market: Fresh Produce and Warm Fuzzies

Today I was on a mission to run about 1,000 errands in one trip. I have a car for a few weeks thanks to a friend who left town and needed someone to car sit (not actually a thing, but I am borrowing her car). I had to drive out a little bit farther than I would normally go to run errands because I needed … Continue reading Opa Robby’s Market: Fresh Produce and Warm Fuzzies

If you have the choice, choose local!

Today I left work halfway through the day so I could change into comfy (and warm) clothes, get to the Post Office before it closed, and then head to my favorite local coffee shop to finish work and snuggle up with a warm cup of joe. This was a choice I needed to make for my own mental health and I learned a quality lesson … Continue reading If you have the choice, choose local!