623rd Friday Blog Roundup

While hate crimes are still rocking our area — swastikas drawn on schools, churches, and cars seems to be a daily occurrence — a visual protest is countering the racism, antisemitism, and homophobia....more

A Bag Full of Books

I spent a chunk of Sunday reading for Relaxation Day....more

SuperBetter: From 1 to 10

I am known for annoying my family by asking them to rank things on a 1 to 10 scale....more

#MicroblogMondays 118: The Newly Not Gross

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* I am terrible at trying new foods when it is on someone else’s timetable, but I am actually decent at giving things a try on my own....more

Relaxation Day

A few weeks ago, I threw a holiday on the calendar: Relaxation Day....more

622nd Friday Blog Roundup

I just had the most relaxing, non-brain-taxing, fun read in a long time....more

How to Get From Thanksgiving to New Years When You’re Not in the Mood

I’ve written a post like this every year, bringing together all the advice from the years before (my own and what appeared in the comment section) and then opening it up to additional ideas (which will be brought next year into the new post as well). Because this time of year can be both impossibly […] ...more

The Welcome Table: An Annual Online Thanksgiving Meal

[Melissa stands up, taps her fork against her glass, and clears her throat. The conversation around the table dies down, and she while she normally kicks off this annual meal with a Dumbledore joke, it doesn’t quite feel right in this time period....more

#MicroblogMondays 117: Past Fun

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* I really love abandoned amusement parks....more

621st Friday Blog Roundup

About once a month, my cousin and I meet for lunch at a vegan restaurant....more
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