GISHWHES 2013: Team UndercoverCivilians

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted some of my adventures, which grad school, teacher back-to-school, and GISHWHES will do to you. But fear not, I’ve still had adventures aplenty. GISHWHES, which stands for The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen, was a magical experience. One week, 156 crazy items toContinue reading “GISHWHES 2013: Team UndercoverCivilians”

The Blair Witch Project: A Roommate Drama

The steady pounding resonated through the entire house. THUD. THUD. THUD. THUD. THUD. Each contact was made with such force that I felt anxiety resonate in the pit of my stomach . . . and no small amount of concern for the floorboards. My roommate, Blair, was demonstrating what Caitlin (my other roommate) likes toContinue reading “The Blair Witch Project: A Roommate Drama”

Wishin’ & Hopin’

This:  makes me wish for this:  So, today, I am closing my eyes in the face of this: . . . and remembering that this will be here soon:

Shipping – Not just for Post Offices These Days

Perhaps you are like the tweeter below and find yourself befuddled of late by the phrase “shipping” that is circulating in a whole new way. via You’d better get ready, because when it comes to shipping, there’s a whole new boat we’re talking about, and it’s your own personal cruise-ship of loooooove. Yeah, you heardContinue reading “Shipping – Not just for Post Offices These Days”

Surrounded by Beauty!

Have you ever been so overwhelmed by the indescribable beauty you are observing that you get a little sad, because no photo will ever be able to capture the incredible sight before your eyes? Any photo you take or picture you snap will only ever be a pale reflection of the stunning sight before yourContinue reading “Surrounded by Beauty!”

Four Seasons – Not Just A Restaurant

You never understand the reality of living in New England until you have forgotten what the front porch looks like without salt stains, you can’t remember what it feels like to walk on dry pavement (forget about grass!), and you can tell that there was an overnight snowfall merely because of the pale white qualityContinue reading “Four Seasons – Not Just A Restaurant”

Passive Aggression

Passive and Aggressive behaviors should be mutually exclusive; they’re a true paradox, don’t you think? According to a printable worksheet regarding Passive and Agressive Behaviors that I read recently, Passive Communication is described as “When using passive communication an individual does not express their needs or feelings. Passive individuals often do not respond to hurtful situations, and instead allow themselves toContinue reading “Passive Aggression”