Cinco de Mayo in Your 30s

Oh man. I used to love this holiday. I would dress up in red, throw on some party beads, and hit a local Mexican restaurant. I’d eat a basket of chips (maybe two!) with some tableside guacamole and order a couple of tacos. I always went with a pack of girls, and I’m sure IContinue reading “Cinco de Mayo in Your 30s”

Active Shooter in My Hometown

Yesterday a gunman shot his ex-wife and attempted to take his own life at a mall I have frequented countless times. I grew up walking through those stores, eating at their restaurants, and attending many movies. There is even an indoor playground where I have taken my children. Around 2:15pm yesterday, police received a callContinue reading “Active Shooter in My Hometown”

Happy Belated St. Patrick’s Day!

This used to be a much more epic day for me, but as a mom with three kids under three, I’m way too tired to drink alcohol or just do anything that isn’t absolutely necessary. I spent my junior year abroad in Ireland, and I would commemorate it each year by drinking Bulmers or JamesonContinue reading “Happy Belated St. Patrick’s Day!”