Thoughts on not having a wedding

September 20, 2017


I've been married for two years, and in that time there have been a few regrets: regret for not communicating more thoroughly in certain situations, regret for not intentionally taking more time out of the day to spend nurturing our union, regret for things that have been said out of anger, et cetera, et cetera. The kind of things that generally disrupt the quality of any romantic relationship but can be used as a tool for growth. Thankfully, despite these things, I can still confidently say I 100% married my best friend; I married someone with whom I look forward to spending the rest of my life. 

There are many people who live by the "no regrets" motto, but everyone has things from our past that we'd do differently, and that's all a regret boils down to. There's nothing wrong with regretfulness in my opinion. I think it keeps us empathetic and makes us more thoughtful with our actions, so I don't live by that motto. If anything, I live by the "less regrets" school of thought.

That being said... When it comes to my marriage, there is one thing I don't think I'll ever regret: not having a wedding.

Netflix Titles that Pleasantly Surprise (The Horror Section)

September 18, 2017


[It's my 5th time sharing a post like this, so I figured it was time for a proper graphic.]

My last Netflix Recommendation post was Christmas-themed. This one will fittingly be horror-themed, since we're now in the midst of 'Scream Fest' (that time of year when a bunch of horror movies are released in succession). So far we've seen the release of Annabelle: CreationIT, and Mother!, and Jeeper's Creepers 3, Jigsaw, and another installment of The Purge series will soon be coming down the pipe.

Scary movies aren't for everyone. I get it. Nobody in my inner circle willingly goes to see horror films with me - it always takes some coercion, and while I have absolutely no problem going to the movies solo, sometimes I prefer to experience the thrill with a friend.

I also have no problem experiencing the thrill in the comfort of my own home, which is where Netflix comes to the rescue. I've seen almost all the top movies in the horror section of the site, even some of those b-list titles that look kinda sketchy or are a low-budget dupe of a popular big-budget option. I'll watch those.

This is why I can confidently share the picks below, because I often click on the obscure title expecting very little, but sometimes... sometimes... they pleasantly surprise. Another thing about these? They're the least "scary" of the ones I've watched recently, so even if you're not a fan of the genre, you might still enjoy them. Maybe.

At your own risk.

Ten lists for today

September 15, 2017

These kinds of posts aren't that popular anymore, but when read I these lists on Charlotte's blog (using google translate since it's written in Swedish), I got inspired. This is one of those posts I'll re-read years later and remember how I felt and where I was in life, and they also show how much about my personality has or hasn't changed over time.

And so, here are ten lists for today, September 15, 2017.

10 Favorites

Color: white
Food: tacos (is this even a proper blog post if i don't mention tacos at least once???)

The little things

September 6, 2017


Just sharing a list of things I've been super grateful for lately:

Crooked Tree Cafe

September 4, 2017 Marietta, GA


The was a cafe
open only 'til three
just north of the city
named Crooked Tree...

Things you really need to be beautiful

September 1, 2017


If there is one qualm I have with any major industry it's the one that focuses on all things "beauty."

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