Readers, let's talk about Canadian Geese. Specifically how they're so mean and how they.  are. everywhere. I know geese are not unique to the upper Midwest, yet it's really difficult to imagine them being anywhere else because it seems like they are all living in my town. It wouldn't be a problem if they weren't … Continue reading Geese.

I Could Meditate or I Could…Not.

It's already mid-February, which means in Minnesota/Wisconsin it's still cold AF. It also means we are all on our way to being our own heroes and finally sticking with and accomplishing our New Year's Resolutions, right? RIGHT? One of the things I did on New Year's Eve (because it was too cold to actually think … Continue reading I Could Meditate or I Could…Not.

When There’s too much Farm on the Table

Let me start by saying no one was hurt during the retelling of this story. Unless you count my gag reflexes as a person, in which case they've been thoroughly exercised as I retell what was truly one of the grossest things to happen to me. It was a Wednesday night, and I was hungry. … Continue reading When There’s too much Farm on the Table

When I was Almost a Model

It seems that summer has turned into fall over night, and I couldn't be happier. Of course, maybe I'd be happier if I had a million dollars and 25 cats, but for now chilly fall weather is enough to put a smile on my face. Now, I'm not necessarily known as a fashionista, but one … Continue reading When I was Almost a Model


If you're reading this, that means I'm a survivor.  It means I'm no longer curled up on the couch armed with my Dirt Devil, a rolled up newspaper, and a bowl of popcorn. It means I'm not trapped in my kitchen, looking up at the ceiling in terror. There aren't many things that stir up … Continue reading BEE.