About two months ago I started working the graveyard shift at my job. I never thought I’d actually consider working a graveyard shift. My original plan was to return to school and start working toward my graduate degree. Because that’s what you’re supposed to do, right? Plus, my work environment was becoming too stressful. I… Continue reading Lessons from a Graveyard Shift
Several people from the Lower 48 have graciously checked in on me after Sunday morning’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake. I decided to blog my experience, because it was truly a once-in-a-lifetime event. Hopefully. Many people know that I’ve been working graveyard shift for the past few weeks, which means I work from 11:30 pm to 7:30… Continue reading My experience during the 7.1 magnitude earthquake
Last night, I had a terrifying dream that I was getting fired. I think. Dreams are hard because they fill me with inexplicable dread even if I don’t really remember what happened. I’m pretty sure this is how everyone feels about dreams. Anyway, it got me thinking about being fired. I’ve never been fired. Technically.… Continue reading That One Time I Almost Got Fired
To watch Star Wars and understand the plot, even just a little bit. For cilantro to be prominently featured in every food dish I encounter. To meet my comedy idol Amy Poehler, and to have her laugh at the following joke: What is Mario’s favorite type of pants? Denim denim denim! A box of my… Continue reading What I Really Want For Christmas
So as those who know me and read my blog, I’m going through some pretty severe and crushing depression. Through conversations with people about what’s going on, I’ve decided that there are two important things I need to start doing: Progressing. Moving forward. Being productive, even in small increments. As my roommate pointed out to… Continue reading My New Ideas for Moving Forward
I haven’t posted on my blog for a whole because I feel like people expect me to be funny, but I’m not in a funny place right now. Here’s the reality of my situation. I’m extremely unhappy. The life I’ve created for myself is not one I want to participate in. I’m not suicidal, but… Continue reading Help?
You know that feeling when you read a really, really good and hilarious book that resonates with you? And you’re so inspired by that book that you go and get a tragically visible ironic wrist tattoo to match one of the characters in the book? And then you have to spend the rest of your… Continue reading Grumpy Fan Writes Her First and Last Fan Letter