Category Archives: United States, Generally

The Transitions Blog

I’ve been slowly rebooting this blog as my planning for my up-in-coming trip winds down and the reality of the trip looms. I updated the about page and the information about the people I mention. I even have a pending logistics … Continue reading

Posted in California-Mexico 2015, Preparation, United States, United States, Generally | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Favorite Books of 2012

The fact that I read about 132 books in 2012 is a lot less impressive when you factor in that I read a lot of trashy romance and urban fantasy novels with no shame.  These books take me only a … Continue reading

Posted in United States, Generally | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

So You Want to Get a Tattoo

I’ve been assisting Cyn over at Cirque du Rouge for almost a year and a half now.  She’s an amazing tattoo artist and local business owner here in DC. What does it mean, that I assist her?  It means I manage her … Continue reading

Posted in United States, Generally | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Unpacking the Suitcase

Reflecting is like unpacking a suitcase. First, it kind of sits on the floor of your messy room, forgotten because in the rush of returning to your life you had other priorities. Then, you selectively pull out the bits that … Continue reading

Posted in United States, Generally | Tagged | Leave a comment

Writing from Home

I’ve actually gotten a few pokes from people about updating this thing, which I find odd.  It’s a travel blog.  I am not traveling.  I even failed completely at updating y’all about my five day stint in Reykjavik back in May. … Continue reading

Posted in Grad School, United States, Generally | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

US Cell Phone Companies Are Screwing You

Note:  These prices are for an android smart phone. In the UK, I currently pay £10/mo (approx. $15.50) for all the minutes, text, & data I need. I don’t have a contract, can just not top up when I don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Grad School, United States, Generally | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

STOP SOPA

If you’re wondering why so much of the internet is “dark today”, this is why. I was unable to find a guide for someone who does not self-host and does not have the plugin capacity that self-hosters do.  But, I … Continue reading

Posted in United States, Generally | Leave a comment