Holiday Hiatus

Apologies for my absence. After a crazy week with family, friends, food, fun, food, concerts, cookies, parties, power outages, and ice storms I haven’t had much time to sit and write! I decided a little break was in order so that I can take the time to do the upcoming posts justice! I’m headed for…

Most Overrated Artist of 2013

A week ago today Beyoncé dropped “without warning” her self-titled “visual album.” I’ve explained my distaste for music videos. Music does not need or benefit from a visual. Music should be an auditory experience, a personal feeling and understanding. When you incorporate – however loosely – a narrative, a visual, a video to that music…

Twice as Nice

You can never have too many sweaters. Recently I found one that’s a real game changer.  Huge, ridiculously cozy, and long enough to wear with leggings = it has basically become my uniform. It’s neutral but the multithread knit adds a lot of interest and it’s casual but is easy to dress up with a…

Williams Fresh Cafe New Menu

Alright, “new” might be stretching it a bit, but the ads are still up so I think I can say it! I met a friend at Williams for a study/writing session a few weeks ago and decided to get some lunch. “Wow, really?” he said, “I would never eat at Williams. It used to be…

Holiday Flick: Love Actually

My friends have always raved about Love Actually. British, Christmas-y, and an ensemble cast mean there’s so much to love. I’d seen bits and pieces but had never actually sat down and watched the whole thing through.    I decided that this year it was time to sit down and finally figure out how all…