New Blog Layout: 2017

Those of you who've read my last couple posts probably noticed that I've updated my blog design again. And I've changed the URL, just in case you didn't notice the site redirect. I needed to put more space between my personal writing and my professional life. Now that I work for a local newspaper, I'm … Continue reading New Blog Layout: 2017

Blog redesign: 2016

So... 2016 is finally almost over. I know, right? I've been pretty quiet on the blogging front lately, but I'm okay. I finally got my dream job doing the journalism things at a local newspaper. When I finish writing every day, I don't always want to go home and write more. But there's more. I've … Continue reading Blog redesign: 2016

The Jar of Self-Confidence and stat bonuses

I'm naturally a bubbly person. One of my nicknames in college was the toesocks fairy. But I've been recovering from what my friends and I called emotional hypothermia, slowly warming up to my own emotions, both positive and negative ones. I wondered how much of my optimism was forced. Not all of it was. This … Continue reading The Jar of Self-Confidence and stat bonuses

Obsessions and yellow paint

My friends all know I am obsessive. If you know me at all, you've heard more than you ever wanted to know about Harry Potter, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Del Taco, and The Thorn. My friends tease me about my obnoxious love for my birthplace in Southeast Texas, and the fact that the guy who played … Continue reading Obsessions and yellow paint