My Formative Years

Be advised: this post may contain triggers for some

I’ve been reading a lot of ‘decade in review’ posts and learning so many interesting things about my blogger friends (mainly where I compare to them age-wise). As is the reason behind these post, I too began thinking about my past decade and I can honestly say this will forever be the decade that changed me the most.

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Some Catch-up with My Whys (Where I’ve Been)

And just like that, the wedding/honeymoon posts have come to an end. Now what do I blog about…? Continue reading

Party Like a Milkmaid

Last weekend was my bachelorette weekend. It was 3 full days devoted to celebrating me while spending time with 4 amazing women in my life: my mom, my aunt, and 2 of my girlfriends. We rented a local AirBnb that had a pool and spent morning, noon, and night swimming, laughing, eating, and boozing. Honestly, it was a perfect conclusion of my singledom as I now make the transition to becoming Mrs. Dr. Fella.
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When ‘Break a Leg’ Almost Happened

Scene: Band festival circa 2005.

For those of you unfamiliar, many (middle/high) school bands attend what is dubbed band festivals in which concert bands and orchestras from neighboring towns congregate in an agreed upon location and have a competition. It’s not so much an ‘I’m a winner, you’re a loser’ kind of competition though, so I’m not sure why they call it such.

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Did You Miss Me?

If you hadn’t noticed, it’s been just over a month since my last post. Why the hiatus?

Around the time that I last posted, a lot was happening for me including moving into my new home (which is amazing by the way…). Also around that time, my one year blogging anniversary came and went, I reached 500 followers, and one of my previous posts was published in an online magazine. Pretty exciting stuff, huh? So why did I stop? Continue reading

The Chicken and The Sheep

I know, I know… it sounds like I’m setting you up for a rather pathetic joke.

A chicken and a sheep walked into a barn… Not quite.


When I was younger, still living at home with my parents, we had a strange couple that would walk around the neighborhood. When I first saw them, I figured it was just a coincidence. But then I saw them a second and then a third time and then it became the norm.  Continue reading