During my preteen and teenage years, I had my library card memorized so that I could more efficiently log into the online portal to look up books, reserve books, and check to see when my books were ready to be picked up. That's how often I read. As such, I logged many hours reading YA … Continue reading What I’ve Read: The Hundredth Queen
How arrogant do I have to be to feel like the only way for me to progress right now is to become a mother? I am a deeply flawed human being and have no shortage of things to improve on. I have so, so many weaknesses. There are so many ways to occupy my time that will allow me to grow and progress and develop as an individual. And that's what I'm trying to do.
Defensive Disclaimer: I know, I know.... I-suggested-to-my-husband-that-we-watch-it-as-a-joke-and-now-we-are-both-kinda-hooked-don't-judge. Trying to navigate this whole early adulthood thing with new careers and attempts at professionalism and finding the line between "I'm deeply introverted so no people please"/"but we have to interact people or we will be social pariahs" is stressful and exhausting. Sprinkle in the desire for posterity … Continue reading What ‘The Bachelorette’ can teach about writing minor characters.