That’s So Retrograde

First and foremost, I apologize for any typos this entry may contain. I'm usually the first to spot and fix misspellings and other keyboard errors, but my computer decided its 'i' and 'o' shouldn't adhere to the functionality of every other letter and symbol. (That just came out as "symbool," if you're wondering what I [...]

Is This Thing On?

Hello! It's November 5, 2019—exactly 524 days since my last post—and, uh... a lot of shit has gone down. I did Whole 30 again, got very into yoga, got engaged, opened an Etsy shop, changed jobs, moved to Seattle, got very into Pilates, married Drew, spent two weeks in India, and am now Allison Guiney. [...]

Italy, Stop 5: Lake Como

Here we are, the final stop of our Italian adventure one whole year ago. I still can't believe it's been that long since we flew there and back. (And I'm actually pretty proud of myself for how much I've managed to remember in the process of writing these recaps.) To say I'm sad would be [...]

Mental Health Matters

Hey. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Did you know that? I didn't. Not until mental health became a thing I actually cared about. And I'm not saying like, "Ugh, I need a mental health day," in response to a crummy stretch at work. Nor am I speaking in reference to calling yourself insane for [...]

Be an Academic

Your eyes ain't lyin'—Writing Wednesday is back. It's been well over a year since my last installment and man, have I missed being bossy about words. It's not that I haven't had anything to write about. I think about this stuff all the time. At the grocery store, sitting in church, listening to music (some lyrics fail [...]

True Crime, Not Murder

If I had to share three key things about myself, the following would absolutely make the cut: I grew up binge watching "Law & Order: SVU". Like, if I were to fake sick to stay home from school, you could bet the calendar would say Tuesday. Laying around any day there wasn't an all-day marathon on [...]