Category: Twirly Whirly Girly

I went to my work holiday party and it was not horrible. Though, the day prior to the event, and leading up to when I arrived, I felt all twisty inside my guts. This was the second party I attended in the last decade (I think?). Unless you count group meetings at church events or […]

I’ve been preaching a lot to people in my life that sleep is a HUGE deal, an absolutely necessity, for emotional regulation and your health in general. Yet here I am, getting only about 4 hours of sleep a night this week and I’m frazzled, spacy, and slightly shaky. I think part of that is […]

I spent less than $10 and got all of these: All the childrens books had been donated to local schools as some of the libraries were destroyed due to flooding from Hurricane Florence. Despite this, my kids got lucky with book finds themselves. My son bought books on cooking, painting, a New England nature guide, […]

For the first time in many years I hung out with someone in real life, just the two of us. My co-worker suggested an ice cream shop and she and I spent four hours there chatting. It was delightful. A year ago she was my desk-neighbor at work and I found her so unique in […]

The ’90sĀ  is currently “in” now (this makes me feel very old) and I’m watching a series on Netflix series calledĀ The Nineties, produced by Tom Hanks. It’s quite good and I’m finding it really interesting watching the history of the 90’s as an almost 40-year-old, as it differs quite a lot from my perspective of […]

It’s a common misconception that human trafficking in the U.S. involves strangers kidnapping young women and taking them overseas to sell them into sex slavery. Well, that does happen but that’s not the typical story. Most often the young teen fall in love with a much older sweet-talking boyfriend who gives them the love that […]