Category: 30 Before 30

30 until 30

I’ll be 30 in less than 30 days. Eeep. I’ve joked before that I’ve been 30 since I was 8, as a friend once said about me. Strangely, over the last few years, I feel that I’ve gotten younger. Not necessarily less mature, mind you, but just into a younger, happier frame of mind. I’m [...]

Great American Roadtrip: Introduction

WHY? That’s what people kept asking me when I told them we were planning a 2-3 week cross-country roadtrip in a Chevrolet Tahoe. “Why don’t you fly?” “Why are you going THERE?” “How can you buy that much gas?” “You know you and your boyfriend are going to end up fighting.” Honestly?  I haven’t seen [...]

Springing Onward, and Spicy Noodles

I hope everyone had/is having a wonderful Easter/Passover/Spring Celebration/Smurf Holiday/Whathaveyou. I had a to-do list a mile long for Easter break but pretty much everything got pre-empted by an urgent need to sleep. I have been so exhausted and burned out at work, and summer break is shining bright on the horizon. On the WW [...]

Post-Holiday Slump

Oy. I guess it’s like this every year after the holidays, but it still catches me by surprise. Even with snow days and time off work, Christmas is a big ol’ blur, and not the kind of blur caused by excess alcohol. It just doesn’t feel like it even happened. I’m getting the last few [...]