After posting my last blog, Ten Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a New Mexican, I decided to search for other blogs that had similar themes, such as “Things Only New Mexicans Understand,” “You Know You’re From New Mexico If…”, etc., and there was one reoccurring theme (apart from an obsession with red/green chile). Please observe. Only New Mexicans … Continue reading Why do they call it NEW Mexico?
This past weekend I decided to say goodbye to my waitressing job. Despite the anticipated feelings of liberation and joy I thought I’d experience (something akin to running naked through a field of daisies yelling, “I’m free, I’m free!”), I felt remarkably sad. In fact, I’m tempted to call them now and say, “Hey, … Continue reading “Tangents are great” said the justification blogger
I did something the other day that I haven’t done since I was in college—no, no, not a kegstand*. I watched American Idol. *a.k.a. carry my textbook around to house parties and read in the spare bedroom. Now before you get judgmental, let me justify myself by saying I didn’t even know this show was … Continue reading The Path To Hollywood Is Paved With Mediocre Singers
Here’s an Eleven-Second Video Clip from While You Were Sleeping. It’s bootlegged and of poor quality, so this is the main idea: Peter, the “beloved” brother, began his heroism as a child when he saved a bunch of squirrels from their helpless, fallen state beneath a tree. In this clip, however, he confesses … Continue reading A Lesson Learned Regarding Chocolate
There are few things in life more irritating than writing fourteen drafts of a blog and HATING EVERY SINGLE ONE, but having to deal with fruit flies while in a heightened state of “I’M GOING TO THROW MY COMPUTER ACROSS THE ROOM” is a recipe for disaster. I’ve been fighting with fruit flies all … Continue reading Cover Letter Highlight: Fruit Fly Assassin
4 My I’s ONLY Whenever I tell people I journal every day, they seem to respond in one of two ways. 1. “Wow. Every day? Really? That’s…[insanity] dedication.” 2. “What do you [could you possibly] write about?” Obviously there’s no literary genius behind my writing, as you’ve likely been able to observe from my blog; … Continue reading Journaling 101: A sneak peak inside my journal
“This show is my life” Every six months or so, I become obsessed with a new TV show. It started with Friends (and will, to some degree, always be Friends **head bowed, fist in the air**), then it moved to Sex in the City, Dexter, How I Met Your Mother, and now it is … Continue reading My Life in TV