Making Friends, Having Friends, Maintaining Friends

Making Friends

“If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done.” – Thomas Jefferson Making friends is like finding a boyfriend.  It’s not easy.  Especially if you’re looking for a good friend & you’re not a smoking hot professional cheerleader. Like a boyfriend, you can date a lot […]

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Holiday Feast for Two

Did you know?  “The average American spends about $786 on holiday shopping” and “the average holiday shopper will spend $107.50 on themselves” ( v i a )   This is for everyone having an itty bitty Christmas dinner… That’s been my routine the past several years, traveling over the holidays is becoming more & more unappealing – too […]

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TOP 5 NETFLIX SERIES: For the Ladies

TOP 5 NETFLIX SERIES: For The Ladies (I say ladies loosely. No judgment if a guy participates in the binge.) Like I’ve said here and here, not sharing addicting Netflix series feels like a crime. I carry guilt. (Selfishly, I want to gossip about how badly I want Nick and Jess to hook up! Come on […]

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Finally back in Austin, Texas!

Whoa. Time can slow down any day now  – I’d appreciate it. Because I have 100 things I feel like blogging about every day & don’t end up writing any of them, I’ll use the wide focus lens & highlight my trip to Austin. I went to Austin, TX last weekend for a close friend’s wedding. I’ve […]

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Post-Friend.

I feel like I haven’t posted something in a long time, with Juliana taking over I kind of forgot about my blogging duties. Post-Friend. I think that’s what I’ll talk about in this blog. Post-Friend. Aka: Juliana visiting for 3 weeks, then leaving. Due to the amount of people that have dropped notes to me […]

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Juliana says farewell… for now

Well the time has come, and it felt SO much faster than I thought it would. Juliana went back to the States.  The vacation is over and it’s back to reality for the both of us. I asked her to write one more blog entry after she got home, I’m sure everyone wouldn’t mind hearing […]

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Miracle Garden Photos

Once upon a time, there was a Miracle Garden that grew in Dubai.  Although the miracle was not in the making, fore it was man-made.. there did appear to be quite a miracle in seeing so many flowers growing in one place amongst the desert. (Also, quite a miracle there were so many excellent places […]

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A note from Juliana Garcia herself

 My friend Juliana finally made it to me! To my very big surprise she brought Leeann our other best friend with her.. I was in mental shock at the airport and so confused seeing her walk out, the surprise really couldn’t have been any better. Having their company makes me feel so cozy inside 🙂 […]

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It’s party time

Wine, shots, ripped panty hose, dogs, women, and an elaborate going away speech that twisted into a made up fairy tale love story. What a great night, all thanks to my friends from work. The party was at my friend Monica’s open, modern, and pretty house, which I couldn’t have been happier about.  I have […]

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