I write about my life in Chicago, my experiences as a college teacher, and my struggles to survive and succeed in academia. I also blog about my online dating misadventures, as well as things I obsess over, such as the weird and sometimes annoying things that my neighbors do and interesting things that I observe on my daily commute. My goal is to be a published writer, so I also blog about the writing process and inspiration....more
I'm a mom, wife, traveler, and reader who likes to write about all of the above and more.
Read here for my experiences in life, funny things my daughter said that everyone should know, and when you
I'm a wife, a mom, a reader, a cleaner, a photographer, a scrapbooker, a dreamer. I'm OCD to the most severe degree. I can't stand clutter. Weird textures. Anything sticky (wet wipes are a must!) and I'm germaphobic. I suffer from severe bouts of paranoia when it comes to my kids. (What is clean with kids, right? lol) Welcome to my little piece of imperfect paradise. :)...more
My views on living in the UK as an American ex-pat, losing weight, trying to find a balance between exercise and food, attempting to accept my new-found love of running (and run more) and the differences and challenges I face.
From outdoor adventures to backyard gardening I touch on a variety of topics on the natural world. Other hobbies get included such as art and photography, crocheting and random thoughts with appearances by my family and friends.
I want to show that the outdoors are available to everyone. ...more
I started this blog with the idea that it would be a sort of travel journal: semi-reviews of places I go and activities I try. However since I am (sadly) not constantly traveling there are many traditional "journal" elements to it too. I’ve read that to have a successfdul blog you need to have a consistent theme. To this I say that a) my theme is my life, which is pretty all over the place so I would expect for this to be too; and b) a “successful” blog is not my goal, I’m starting this with the intention of keeping a log for myself of the things I do and thoughts I have....more