Bonjour, Monsieur

I have always thought that it would be SO COOL to speak a whole mess of languages. Unfortunately, the operative word for me is MESS. I have been reading up on Paris, and the one thing that “experts” seem to agree upon is that Parisians appreciate an effort to speak French. When entering a shop, it’s imperative to make a good impression (aka, not seem … Continue reading Bonjour, Monsieur

Oui, Paris! (aka WHEEE PAREEE)

You guys, we really did it. We booked a long weekend to Paris during my upcoming hiatus! I have a lot of trouble booking travel when I don’t know what the future holds for work, and I also have a lot of trouble just locking in decisions in general, so this was a win. My previous two trips to Europe (not including the third one, … Continue reading Oui, Paris! (aka WHEEE PAREEE)

FAQs About Fostering A Dog

Since last we spoke, Sam and I have taken on a much more interesting challenge than Whole 30… fostering dogs! We had babysat a few friends’ dogs before, and had been substitute fosters for one memorable weekend, but last month was the first time we took in a dog with no particular end date. (And he’s adopted now… so we got another one!) The title … Continue reading FAQs About Fostering A Dog

A Whole Lotta 30 (Day 13 – Fin)

Our Whole30 experiment is done. Since we got to Day 13, my sister dubbed this period of time, “13 Going On 30.” We woke up today feeling the same as we did yesterday — that is, I wasn’t feeling any more energy than usual, and Sam was still feeling consistently stomach-awful. This morning we actually went to Whole Foods looking for coconut aminos (a soy … Continue reading A Whole Lotta 30 (Day 13 – Fin)

A Whole Lotta 30 (Day 12)

[EDIT: My upset is somewhat cancelled out because work called off sushi in favor of salads. LIFE, you guys!] Well, I’m past Days 10-11, which are officially “The Hardest Days,” when the most people tend to quit. So I guess we can pat ourselves on the backs. Days 12-15 are “Boundless energy! Now give me a damn Twinkie.” And while you are about to see … Continue reading A Whole Lotta 30 (Day 12)

A Whole Lotta 30 (Day 7)

First of all, I want to thank everybody who said something encouraging to me on Facebook or Instagram in response to my last post. It’s nice to know that there are other people out there who are (or have been) in the same boat! But also, you’re making me feel obligated to keep going. Jerks! 🙂 In case you don’t read any further, I must … Continue reading A Whole Lotta 30 (Day 7)