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story of my life

Agenda

Guys, I have all these thoughts crowding in my brain. They bug me when I do mundane things like take a shower or try to sleep or sit on the toilet. Mostly the last one, I’ll be honest, I do ...

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The State of Things

My Personal Life Still happily married, still not wanting to ever have kids, still have (sadly) only three cats.  I’d kind of like to have about fifty.  One day… I applied to graduate school at Western Kentucky University and am ...

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the best and worst of 2011

Although 2011 was rocky as far as our professional fields went (I can’t believe I didn’t work for a whole calendar year…), it was amazing in others.  I still can’t believe I’m married.  I have travelled far more than I ...

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the eskimos upstairs

Over the past couple of months, Darren and I have gotten to know our upstairs neighbors a little bit better.  Mr. and Mrs. Eskimo are now Mr. and Mrs. John Eskimo (unfortunately, I cannot remember her first name).  They have ...

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britt bakes bread

In between applying for freelance writing jobs, pwning my cats, and leading my guild on WoW, I’ve still got a little bit of time to work in the kitchen.  This makes me happy, because I really do enjoy cooking. For ...

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d&d character quiz

As a gamer, I find these D&D quizzes both fun and addicting.  I remember taking one back in ’02 – I was deemed a Chaotic Neutral Human Rogue.  Apparently in my old age I’ve grown more cunning and evil, because ...

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things i’ve noticed – cultural differences

I’m sure that things differ from area to area, but while I’m here I wanted to note the cultural differences I’ve observed between the southern US and Ontario. There is a much bigger push towards recycling.  You really have to ...

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welcome to canada

I finally had a good night of sleep! I am a worrier.  This often surprises my friends because I generally seem pretty laid back.  But underneath the surface, there’s always something nagging at me.  When it’s something big — like ...

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love & hate

My friend Alicia posted a new meme over on her FB that caught my eye – the 30 Day Song Challenge.  I am very rarely someone who gets caught up in the newest meme, but I thought this one was ...

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an april fool’s wedding

Apparently your wedding day is supposed to be the happiest day of your life.  Am I a bad wife if I admit that it wasn’t?  I’ve shared many more with Darren that were more exciting, and have had other amazing ...

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just one year, 2011

continued So fall turned to winter and Christmas came and went and Darren and I were avoiding the fact that we were from different countries and couldn’t keep this up indefinitely.  We had goals we wanted to accomplish and we ...

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just one year, 2010

It’s crazy how much your life can change in just one year.  I’ve never felt that before; sure, things changed, but they seemed to do so at such a slow and steady pace that I found myself just rolling along ...

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