It's been a while since I've written and I'm not really sure why. Writing and creating make me feel alive and useful. For some time I really enjoyed exploring Dallas and keeping up with new restaurants, bars, local news, and events - especially music. But it's an awfully demanding thing to stay on top of, … Continue reading Where To Go From Here
A little side hustle/hobby of mine is the Ebay store I created with my mom a year ago. We flip things from places like estate sales, garage sales, thrift stores, etc. It's something I love doing. The hunt is thrilling, you never know what you'll find or what will catch your eye and when it … Continue reading My Ebay Side Hustle: What’s Sold Lately
Today is my birthday. But, this year has been cancelled, so I'm staying the same age until next year - unless that gets cancelled too.
Many people are like me right now - furloughed or out of work because of Coronavirus. So it's up to ourselves to create a routine or maintain some productivity when we aren't being paid to do so. At first, it's kind of easy because we are used to waking up and getting right to work. … Continue reading My 3-Step Ritual To Get Me Motivated To Work
Dallas is supposed to be opening businesses up this Friday, at 25% capacity. I don't know what the future is going to look like or when things will get back to "normal". But we've all been in this thing for a while now and have likely developed new daily routines. Sometimes these are healthy, sometimes … Continue reading My Quarantine Routine, Or I What I Try Anyway
It's been a long while since I've written a blog post on here. Not that I've forgotten about it, or even that I have moved away from Dallas...at least not physically. My hiatus was mostly due to burnout from being on the computer all day at a job I hated. The last thing I wanted … Continue reading You Thought I was Gone?
Last week I was walking in the park by where I live in an effort to enjoy the nice spring weather when suddenly I collided with an older woman walking her dog. she apologized (as her dog had cut me off) and explained that she walks to "clear out the mental cobwebs–and I don't think … Continue reading Monday Mantra: No Mental Cobwebs
Spring might be my favorite season in Dallas. The weather is mild, everything is blooming, festivals are starting, and there's a feeling of change in the air. In Dallas, fall and winter aren't exactly traditional, and summer seems to never end, but spring is pretty true to its nature around here. I only wish it … Continue reading Best Buds: Spring in Dallas
Does it ever seem like sometimes things just fall into place? While I'm sure there's more to it, I must say I'm glad that The Longhorn Ballroom landed in Jay LaFrance's hands and not those of a development company. Finally! Someone is listening out there. Someone is taking advantage of the history that this city does … Continue reading The Longhorn Ballroom
Last year was my first official time to experience the St. Patrick's Day parade in Dallas. I'd been on Greenville during the SPD shenanigans, but had never been in the thick of the debauchery. Needless to say, I had a blast! But there are a few things I'd do differently this year. So I've compiled … Continue reading 8 Tips for Surviving the Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade