Yesterday some friends and I got into a debate about what the opposite of "ambidextrous" would be. Monodextrous? Solodextrous? Just plain dexterous? It turns out we were all wrong. See, we were operating under the erroneous assumption that the "-dextrous" part of the word had something to do with skill or proficiency — you know, […]
I recently got a comment on one of my posts at idreamwords, and guess what? The author shared this video with me! It’s super short and very entertaining, and I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard at least half of these. The ones I’m most familiar with: Where are you really from? (when I […]
Well, I really like writing letters and it appears I’ve developed a bit of an addiction to stationery. Recently, I located several really cool stationery subscription services. I used to use Lost Crates, but they’ve gone out of business (unfortunately). However, their end led me to discover some really amazing services. Although I can’t afford […]
…when one of your favorite hangouts starts serving hot chocolate. When there are fresh flowers on your table, even though it’s wintry outside. And when you get to sit in your favorite spot with the sun shining in your back and a small plate of cookies at your elbows. To top it off, you had […]
It turns out there are just a few simple pleasures I need in order to be relatively happy, and most of them are in this photo: letters to write, sweets to eat, a little bit of nature, my bike (those are the keys to my bike lock sitting on The Perks of Being a Wallflower), […]
I’m sitting in a great establishment called High Five Coffee Bar in Asheville, North Carolina (my new home). The next couple of hours are spread out before me, as you can see: letter writing, reading, eating some awesome local granola, and drinking a great cup of hot chocolate. I’m stoked that this place is less […]
A friend of mine shared this with me earlier this spring, and since it’s graduation season I thought it was appropriate to post. It’s pretty cute and very fun (and short, too). Perfect for a Monday morning. Enjoy!
When I look at this picture (which I grabbed off of Virtue Salon’s Facebook page), all I can think is “go for it!” That, and how incredible that strawberry looks….