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Fiftyfifty.me Challenge: February Recap

February 28, 2012

I’ve completed Month 2 of the Fiftyfifty.me challenge! The goal is to read 50 books and watch 50 movies in 2012. Here’s a recap of my February progress. Books The No Brainer Wardrobe The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume 2 Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1 Nudge Crush It! Why…

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No Dumping: Why No One Benefits From Complaining

February 27, 2012

I’ve lived in San Francisco for almost a year, but it still feels like another world to me. Take for instance these blue signs on the ground that read “No Dumping.” It’s not clear to me what the crab is supposed to convey. Do some inconsiderate people throw live or eaten crabs down the drain?…

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Who Do You Thank in Your Acceptance Speech?

February 26, 2012

And the award goes to… YOU! Ohmygoshohmygoshohmygosh! People pat you on the back and shake your hands while you make your way down the aisle, being careful not to step on the hem of your jewel-encrusted gown. Applause fills the room as you gracefully ascend the stairs to collect that shining award. “It’s heavier than…

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Take a Risk and See What You’re Made Of

February 24, 2012

The best job I ever had was the one where I took my clothes off for money. Um, let me start at the beginning… I was 19 years old and a sophomore in college. I had recently been dumped by a cheating boyfriend (my 2nd cheating boyfriend in less than a year). I was feeling…

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When Stress Brings Out the Worst in You

February 22, 2012

So…I went a little nutso over the weekend. First, my work e-mails were out of control because I had been on a business trip for 3 days. I then had 2 vacation days that weren’t very restful because, apparently, my projects fall apart when I’m not chained to my laptop. Next, Chris and I bought…

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