Pop Culture, Recommendation

Podcast Recommendation List | PART 4

It's been almost a year since I last recommended podcasts that I love, so let's do this again! 1| Fathoms Deep As reported elsewhere, I am currently obsessed with the absolutely amazing (four seasons and finished) television show Black Sails.  Run by two women who understand how important it is to overanalyze every character, line,… Continue reading Podcast Recommendation List | PART 4


The Secret to Traveling When You Don’t Make Much Money

When I was visiting my old roommates in Dallas, Rachel turned to Rachael (the house must be confusing now) and said, "Tricia is great at traveling.  She made like, how much money?" "$14,000 a year." "And how many trips did you take?" I paused.  In the last year I'd gone to Puerto Rico, Greece, and several… Continue reading The Secret to Traveling When You Don’t Make Much Money

Weekly Series

StumbleUpon Sunday (6)

StumbleUpon is a giant collection of the best pages on the Internet. StumbleUpon is a great way to lose hours of your life.  Luckily, I braved the Internet vortex so you don’t have to.  This week I found these especially interesting websites: Questionnaires for Writing Character Profiles Included are questionnaires for adults and for children… Continue reading StumbleUpon Sunday (6)

Recommendation, Travel

Blog Rec: The Budget-Minded Traveler

When I stumbled across The Budget-Minded Traveler, I immediately knew I'd struck gold.  She writes perfectly in-depth posts about traveling accessories (suitcases, backpacks, scarves with passport pockets) and traveling tips (visas, cell phone usage, packing inspirations).  Her blog archive is a wonderful place to start, with a tag cloud to help you find a subject… Continue reading Blog Rec: The Budget-Minded Traveler