At my last job, after working there for a while, they offered us the chance to go from taking hour lunch breaks to half hour lunch breaks and then getting to leave a half hour early. I was one of the few people who said “No, thank you!” which sort of branded me as being [...]
It has taken me a criminally long time to read this amazing book despite being told again and again since probably 9th grade how wonderful it is and how much I will [...]
I started writing this blog a year ago today when I posted my experience with an ice cream social/Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra performance. A year later, I’m still writing about my experiences living in the greatest city in the world, Dayton, Ohio!
I went from 0 [...]
I am fast approaching the one year mark for this blog! My sister suggested that I make some changes since this is a hobby that I enjoy so much. So for once I listened and started a Facebook page as well as a Twitter account for my blog. Please click the links to [...]
I don’t care if you buy me an iPad tomorrow, I’ll probably never stop reading actual, physical magazines (but, you know, thanks for the iPad). Ever since I was 11, I’ve subscribed to several magazines and I can attribute everything I know to them (ok, college helped a little, I guess).
Here are some of [...]
I recently wrote about middle school, but now I’m going to take it back 4 more years to elementary school. From 2nd grade to 4th grade, the “smart” kids in the gifted program were shuttled to a different school once a week to take on more enriching lessons than say long division (which [...]
-Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the Time of Cholera
I finished this book the other day (I know it took a long time but I’ve been busy and that poor guy [...]
I picked up Megan Hustad’s How to Be Useful: a beginner’s guide to not hating work at East Library (my new home library in East Dayton) because they have a lovely business section that actually appeals to someone my age – go figure. Hustad has taken on a mammoth task by condensing [...]
Having moved from a series of small apartments and long suffering a terrible inability to ever make decisions, I do not have a lot in the way of wall art. I wish I could just think about it one day, get a vision of what I want, and execute that decision, but it’s [...]
Welcome!I love Dayton, I've lived here for all of my 26 years and don't plan on settling anywhere else. I started this blog as a way to showcase the best of Dayton (as seen through my perspective) and also to share some of the things that occupy space in my mind, namely beauty, home decor, quotes, and various aspects of my life.