Good news, nerds! runDisney just published the Digital Event Guide for the Star Wars Rival Run Weekend. SOMETHING NEW TO MEMORIZE YAY. The fact that's the most deeply burned into my brain regarding logistics for the Sunday morning half marathon? The fact that runners are encouraged to be bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, and all-aboard official event transportation … Continue reading in which our intrepid heroine rambles on about theatre and running. again.
You can change your mind But you cannot change your heart Your heart knows what you're hiding Your heart knows where you are I was in about one of the darkest places mentally that I've ever been in the night that I saw Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark on Broadway. First of all: oh, that's … Continue reading i still don’t know what “turn off the dark” means, though
We still don't know anything about my partner's grad school situation, and I'm living in a worry-bubble. If you know me in real life, you've probably noticed that I only ever talk about two things lately: worrying about grad school or training for my half-marathon. Obsessing over the half-marathon is absolutely more pleasant than fretting … Continue reading more adventures in running: dealing with anxiety and remembering my star wars motivations
Guys, I know that running is awful, but I super recommend training for a half-marathon. I'm pretty depressed and anxious right now, and my brain is very nearly drowning in worries about money, food, my job, whether or not we're moving to Pittsburgh, whether or not anyone can tell that my pants are falling off … Continue reading oh, snap. am i kind of in love with running?
According to Spotify, the very first song I listened to in 2018 was "Bikini Bottom Day" from the SpongeBob SquarePants musical. Jump out of bed Mix up a breakfast for my favorite pet snail Full steam ahead The S.S. I Am Ready is about to set sail Once upon a time in college, I went with my … Continue reading are you ready, kids? NO. or: maybe the krusty krab pizza IS the pizza for you and me
Well, I'm running down the road Trying to loosen my load In 2019, I'm running a half-marathon. Alongside my parents and one of my best friends, I am officially signed up for April's Star Wars Rival Run at Walt Disney World. I'm so excited I can barely stand it. I haven't been to Disney World … Continue reading running and rocking and rolling
THE TIME IS NEARLY UPON US. Once again, the December multiplexes promise to be a (in some cases) literal ocean of superheroes and Transformers this year, but your Dad is. NOT. INTO IT. Moreover, he did not care for the movie you all picked last year, so he's feeling extra wary of your tricky, secret … Continue reading the 2018 holiday movie guide, or what to see on christmas when your dad isn’t into nerd stuff
Sometimes the logistics of the thing is the real joy of the thing. For example, I was so happy this past Wednesday to look up movie times, bundle up in my coat and scarf, and walk a mile and a half in the chilly sunshine to get to the movie theatre. I was equally happy … Continue reading chasing that hogwarts high, or: okay, FINE, fantastic beasts, you disaster
The Muppets are mine and my Dads' love language. And it's weird, because I'm not even sure how much my Dad really likes The Muppets. If you mention Sesame Street, he'll just start going on about Roosevelt Franklin, which, to be fair, is a slightly deeper cut than Bert or Ernie. Maybe my Dad's dorkier than … Continue reading on the verge of my 30’s, what i learned at sesame street live
The story which you are about to hear is an account of the tragedy which befell one awkward, horny dork. It is all the more tragic that she was young. But, even as an adult, she could not have expected nor would she have wished to see as much of the mad and macabre as … Continue reading of chainsaw massacres & basement dates
I don't know what to do. This morning I woke up to a text from my Dad that read, "Just something to think about." Attached was a meme of a pretty girl holding a map. It said: Travel. As much as you can. As far as you can. As long as you can. Life's not … Continue reading moving on & running away
"Make me happy, and I shall again be virtuous." Everything was sunshine when I first felt the Monster rumble underneath my skin. It's a glorious morning-- warm enough for iced coffee, but October enough for some pumpkin syrup. And there's a nice breeze in the air and the sun is out and nothing is wrong … Continue reading monster angst and pumpkin coffee