6 Tips for Learning a New Language on Your Own

Last month marked one full year of studying the Greek language. Why Greek? Glad you asked. (It’s quite the story, and involves meeting my 7th grade Greek pen pal during the summer of 2018 in Athens. Read about it, here.) Although it’s not necessary to know how to speak or read Greek when traveling to Greece,…

Running Log: March

Personally, March is my favorite month. It’s Pisces season, it’s my birthday month and it’s (usually) the start of spring weather. Plus, you’ve got the excitement of March Madness, St. Patrick’s Day and so many other fun moments in the month. March also had five Saturdays — so my mileage looks extra impressive. I’ll take…

Chapter 29

“You look young for your age.” I never took that compliment well. And while all of the advice says, “You’ll be thankful when you’re older,” that’s not what you want to hear in the moment. It’s always been a point of frustration for me. What made all the other women look their age, but somehow,…

Cat Café Review: Destination Cats!

And just like that, in the blink of an eye there are officially TWO cat cafés in Northeast Ohio, folks. That makes it twice as acceptable to hang out with cats instead of humans. There’s the recently opened affoGATO in Tremont and the new-this-week Destination Cats in Cuyahoga Falls. Earlier this week I was in the Akron area…

It’s about blog time. 2019.

This really shouldn’t surprise anyone. I’ve been saying for years I am going to “start a blog”. And while i’ve never hesitated to submit creative content to other websites and forums, I have invented every excuse as to why I can’t possibly manage an outlet of my own. Well, it’s 2019, and the excuses stop…