I Am a Nerd Like My Parents Before Me

Do you ever have those moments where you’re like, “I really am a product of my raising”? It doesn’t have to be a parent’s influence; it could be a guardian or even a grandparent or aunt that you were really close to whose habits or interests or mannerisms you’ve adopted as your own.

My mom died last year, but she and my dad had very similar interests, and as an adult, I’ve realized how many of those interests I’ve adopted as part of myself. Continue reading “I Am a Nerd Like My Parents Before Me”


My Favorite Comfort Movies

There are times when I’m craving comfort and want nothing more than to watch one of these movies and curl up on the couch or in bed for a shot of familiarity. Most of my comfort movies are from my childhood/teen years, or they’re ones I watched or mutually enjoyed with my mom. Some are ones that I identify with or that just seem so cozy. Either way, sometimes movie nights are best done with movies that you already know will bring you peace and make you happy.

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Being UU: Chalica

Tomorrow marks the first day of Chalica for 2017, and this year, I will be celebrating/observing the Unitarian Universalist holiday.

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5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me

Everyone has those little things about themselves that not everyone knows, right? Not huge, deep, dark secrets, but little things that most people probably wouldn’t judge you for, but that you’ve never really thought about mentioning. Here are five of mine that are mostly pretty silly, but hopefully new to those that don’t know me super well. Enjoy!

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