Bullying, Sexism, and Panic Attacks on...

22nd Aug, 2016

  It’s a little past six a.m. here in Seattle, but I’ve been up for more than three hours, trying to sleep, but inadvertently writing this post in my head.…

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The Plight of Being A Vegetarian While...

10th Aug, 2016

Dear Spain, I like you. I truly do. You’re like Italy, but less mafioso-y. I begrudgingly appreciate how entire cities will shut down so that people can take naps. It’s…

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A Response to the White Woman Who Thinks...

9th Aug, 2016

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Have you been on the internet recently? If not, let me sum up the entirety of it for you: Trump, like, ate a baby or something. His…

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My Husband is More Stylish Than Me. And...

25th Jul, 2016

I have a confession. My husband, Rand, is more fashionable than me. This is contrary to everything that movies and television have taught me, where the female sex is supposed…

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Inside the Submarino Restaurant at...

20th Jul, 2016

I get to go to a lot of nice dinners. That’s one of the perks of traveling with your husband for his work – I usually get to attend corporate…

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La Ciudad de Las Artes y Ciencias,...

19th Jul, 2016

  I’ve tried to write about La Ciudad de las Artes y CienciasĀ (The City of Arts and Sciences) before. It’s a rather remarkable collection of buildings (an aquarium, a science…

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The Mathematics of Churros, Valencia,...

30th Jun, 2016

  The proprietor stands behind the counter, eyeing us warily. “How many do you want?” he asks. Lisa and I look at each other. “Maybe twenty?” she offers tentatively.

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The Demise of Busky Chow Chow: Why I...

16th Jun, 2016

  Note: I started working on this post a while ago. I delayed publishing it, becauseĀ it’s about laughing in a cemetery, and the empty void where my heart should be…

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In the Wake of Tragedy, I Make Him...

13th Jun, 2016

    Yesterday, I left the house without kissing him goodbye. I thought I might wake him if I did that, and I wanted him to sleep, and to delay…

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