Party of One: My Movie Date with Me

If you think back about six months, you’ll recall that in January, I made some splendid plans for this year.  Some of them have gone swimmingly, and some of them, like my resolution to learn to bake a pie in March sank like a rock.  (For the record, I’m still planning to do it sometime this(…)

A Better Version of Myself: 2016 New Year’s Resolutions

Remember when I asked if you all felt like 2015 has been a shit year and then vaguely referenced I might have felt so on a personal level as well?  This is that post.  I do sort of feel that I was not…my “best self” in 2015.  Not in a terrible way–no major catastrophes–but I(…)

It’s BOOK TIME!!!! My 2016 Reading List

Huzzah!  NPR has finally released their 2015 Book Concierge, a categorized and curated list of (in their opinion, which I usually share) the most notable, entertaining, relevant, important, well-written, etc. books of 2015, and for the fourth year in a row I’ve used it to create a reading list for myself for the coming year.(…)

Better Late than Never: 2015 New Year’s Resolutions

Yes, yes, I know.  It’s January 6.  Whatever… As I mentioned last year, I’m not really that keen on New Year’s “Resolutions.”  That being said, however, I can’t deny that making an actual list in 2014 and sharing it publicly did prompt me to actually do a large amount of the stuff I set out(…)