Happy Sunday, Blogvilians! This week was the first week of "school" for me -- new, incoming students had optional two-hour sessions with a teacher about how our school works, followed by an hour of math with another teacher, and an hour of English with me! I had one session of 5th and 6th graders and … Continue reading Awesome Sh**: Consumerism at its Finest
Happy Sunday, B-Loungers! It's great to be back in my digital domain. Didja miss me? 'Cause I suuure missed you! Bring it in! I'm utterly astonished at how rapidly this last week went by. I mean, wasn't I just in Kauai (miss my adventure? Click here!)? One week can't have gone by already! The time equivalent isn't matching … Continue reading Fat Man Hikes, Local Bites, & Molten Brownie Disasters
Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton My rating: 3 of 5 stars "What the hell was I doing standing in the middle of a cave, in the dark, surrounded by wererats, quoting Dr. Seuss, and trying to kill a one-thousand-year-old vampire?" Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton is the mildly funny, graphic, not-so-romantic debut novel … Continue reading Review of “Guilty Pleasures” and Reviews of YOUR Work!
Hey there, friends! After a wonderful week in paradise and a crazy drive through torrential rain and vigorous lightning, I've returned home and have been reunited with my two sweet fluffy babies: Willow and Jasper. I missed them so much! While my vacation was a life-changing one that I'll cherish forever, it truly is good to be … Continue reading Best In-Laws Ever, Some Hawai’ian Food Porn, & Whole-Assing
Aloha! Our epic Hawai'ian vacation is coming to a close, my friends. Yesterday, Husband, Ken, Joana, and I went to Ching Young Village and shopped our asses off -- nothing like the smell of empty wallet in the morning! I got all kinds of awesome stuff: tee shirts, wall art, a beach towel with Hawai'ian … Continue reading Kauai Day 6: The Last Supper, Brought to You by Death Powder
Aloha! Late start this morning -- I was exhausted after our busy day of adventure! Yesterday, Husband, Joana, and I went to Hideaway Beach, a beach near the St. Regis hotel that is absolutely perfect. This beach is aptly named, unlike the "Secret Falls," for to reach this beach you must climb down an incredibly steep cliff … Continue reading Kauai Day 5: Hideaway Beach, Clairodactyls, & A Hint of Philosophy
Aloha! Yesterday, Husband, Joana, and I went on the "Secret Falls" kayak and hike tour -- a 5 hour journey via kayaking the Wailua River and hiking through gorgeous rainforest to reach a beautiful waterfall where Hawai'ian royalty used to bathe. Spoiler: It's not so secret anymore. People were crawling all over this business! We had to … Continue reading Kauai Day 4: Not-So-Secret Falls, Sandwiches, & Joana Saves the Day