Monthly Archives: October 2015

Taking Stock

Making : A list of places to eat when I go to Portland next week for work… first time in the Pacific Northwest and I want alllllllll those recommendations! Cooking : A quiche for a picnic that I am having at … Continue reading

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5 [Female Empowerment Songs] for Friday.

In November, I am running a half marathon. I did several of them in college, and I really love this race distance, love how it forces you to actually train but doesn’t totally take over your life. Plus, my race … Continue reading

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Nick & Emily

PS: FALL. Glory be.

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Simple Soup Bread.

One of my most consistent annoyances when trolling the internet is the misuse/overuse of the word “simple.” People, not everything is simple, and simple is not inherently always better. Usually, simple means “expensive” and “well-curated.” Whereas simple should mean eating pizza … Continue reading

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Give me that Old [Testament] Religion.

Confession: I don’t really like the New Testament. I mean, obviously I love it, because I love Jesus and I love the New Covenant and all that. And obviously, I find it valuable and important to study because it clearly … Continue reading

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All the links, none of the apple picking.

All weekend we intended to go do fall things. Everyone else was hitting pumpkin patches and apple orchards, and we really, truly, definitely intended to do likewise. But it just didn’t happen. Scheduling constraints, last-minute remembering of commitments I had … Continue reading

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I’m glad I exist.

There is really not much happening in our lives these days. Blog posts have slowed down lately, due in part to my utter angst about trying to pick a new blog name (spoiler: I hate everything other than names that … Continue reading

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SoulCycle, or, I am a WARRIOR because the wall said so.

I love fads. I know that we are all supposed to be unabashedly original, marching to the beat of our own hip drum and all, but I just don’t see the appeal. First of all, everyone trying to be original … Continue reading

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Five for fall.

I guess I should join the entire cyber world in welcoming October in as if it was truly THE greatest thing that ever happened.  Because come October first, we all start instantly expecting the world to look like that first … Continue reading

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