Share the Goodness (Netflix titles & more)

October 28, 2015


I wrote a post a while back on Netflix titles that turned out to be such a pleasant surprise. I have more to share, but I also wanted to throw in some recent book titles and TV shows that have treated my brain well lately. So I'm slamming them together in one, big master post. Let's go.

Flashback Friday

October 23, 2015

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"I’ve been looking at some places to move on Zillow, and i’m shocked at how reasonable the rates are for buying a house these days. The price of a monthly mortgage payment would be cheaper than paying rent in some instances, and I’d get wayyyy more space. But I really don’t want to move forward buying a house alone, because what about stuff like plumbing and yardwork, etc… I’d need a man around permanently for stuff like that. 
I think they call them 'husbands.'"


I have a personal journal that I've recently started updating again. I used to write everyday, but then my father passed, and I lost one of my closest friends to a car accident, and I was feeling stalled in my career, so I unintentionally fell back. Lately I've been doing more regular writing again, so I went back and read a few posts from my single days and came across the little gem above. It made me laugh out loud, so I decided to do a little written Flashback Friday here.

I used to have multiple diaries in elementary school, and it's so much fun to go back and read all the K-12 drama, before life got all serious, before taxes and rent payments and stuff. Now I just keep a private tumblr account for the times I feel like spewing a bit of random word vomit. It's convenient because I can just pull out my phone anywhere and start documenting my thoughts, but every time there's news of a major internet hack, I wonder what would happen if Tumblr was targeted and all the private accounts were publicized. Then my minuscule first-world problems would be on display for anyone who wants to see. So maybe I should go back to an old-fashion, well-bound notebook. 

Does anyone else still keep a journal somewhere? 




My Brother's Wedding

October 20, 2015




Here are some gorgeous views of the Detroit River to start this post. It's a long one, and I'm sharing how I ended up in the back of a cop car on Friday evening (spoiler alert: I was NOT under arrest).

Hot yoga is a thing.

October 15, 2015



I took a few photos of my favorite yoga studio last week. I was in a rush, since class was starting soon, and I was trying to snap away before anyone stepped into the frame. This means all but one picture came out blurry. So there's only one good picture for me to share here, but oh well. If you've seen one yoga studio, you've seen them all. Right?

Random Snaps from This Weekend.

October 12, 2015


Bike Riding.

October 5, 2015





You know what's much more difficult to do as an adult than it was as a kid? Bike riding. When I was growing up, I could spend hours riding around my neighborhood, up and down the steepest of hills, with ease. I haven't owned a bicycle since I was about 11 years old, and lately I've had the itch to buy one. So, on a random Monday evening, I did. This past weekend was rainy and overcast, but I still wanted to go for a proper ride on the Silver Comet Trail. Even with the wet and muddy terrain, it was fun.

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