Tag: Amsterdam

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

It’s one of the best times of year for those on the “school year” calendar.  Time to look for a 2011 planner!  Or if you’re like me and incredibly stoked about the prospect, time to buy your 2011 planner!  The downside of such nerdy passion is that the selection is currently limited – no cute Read more…

Give all the angry people Dutch bikes

I have never had so much fun traveling to a meeting downtown, the bank, and the dentist.  I smiled at Republicans.  I whistled church hymns.   I winked at men attached to their iPhones and their football games.  I high-fived girls in skinny-jeans.  I hugged PC-users.  I saw my reflection and Halle Berry stared back. If Read more…

You can’t see what my plans are for the weekend, take that!

I realized recently that my Facebook feed hadn’t had any updates from a few people who seem to update their status’ regularly.  Curious as to why, I did a little poking around and discovered, gasp!, that I was no longer friends with them.  I hadn’t defriended them which meant they had, gasp!, defriended me. Out Read more…

Ebony, my earth-angel

Due to travels [Indiana, Wisconsin, Colorado, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France], it’s been awhile.  I’m taking advantage of the fact that my right leg might need to be amputated to catch up on everything I’ve neglected for the past month, awkwardly splayed out on a coffeeshop couch, ignoring the “Where does she think she is, Read more…

It’d be nice to refamiliarize with the term “direct deposit,” but…

These are the things I no longer know, since leaving the 9-5 world five years ago for the Land of Self-Employment: Paid vacation days Paid sick days Holiday parties 401(K) contributions [from myself or my employer] Guilt-free frivolous spending – unfortunately, I still spend frivolously, it’s just wracked with guilt Office volleyball team Health insurance Read more…