In Closing – Becoming

It took me a really long time but I finally finished Michelle Obama's book, Becoming. It was a heavy, multi-layered, slow read that required me to pause and think deeply a lot. I don't think it's everyone's cup of tea but despite some initial doubts, it turned out to be mine. About a third into…

TBT: Disaster Date Part 1

“Oh no you didn’t!!!” This GIF perfectly sums up my first ever blind date many moons ago. I should have known it was going to be an experience and a half when the man who I had been reliably informed was perfect for me, from my own country and a decent citizen showed up in a…

Funny First Date Horror Story

I am having a crappy week healthwise so I delved into some articles/journal entries/posts that I wrote a few years ago hoping for a little "pick up." I came out feeling much better and thoroughly reminded that dating was not only a lot of work, but it was also full of funny experiences like this…