Podcast of the Week: Ask a Manager

In a complete 180 from last week’s PotW, I present to you the Ask A Manager podcast, hosted by Alison Green. Alison’s blog, also titled Ask a Manager, is an entertaining and informative wormhole that I don’t recommend visiting unless you have the next few hours open for endless clicking and scrolling. First of all,Continue reading “Podcast of the Week: Ask a Manager”

Spoooooky Reads

Claire and Marshall of Halloweens Past Happy Halloween, friends! In honor of the spookiest holiday, I thought I’d give you a list of some of my favorite chill-inducing books, at varying levels of scariness. The Exorcist by William Blatty If you’re looking for a truly horrific read, this is a great place to start. TheContinue reading “Spoooooky Reads”

Five Things Friday (#42)

It is Friday, my dudes! We survived another week! I’m looking forward to a super low-key weekend — the last few have been busy, and I’d really like to buckle down and get some writing done. As ever, we shall see how well that actually pans out. Here are five things I enjoyed this week!Continue reading “Five Things Friday (#42)”

Podcast of the Week: Homecoming

Oh. My. Gosh. Ohmygosh. Go listen to Homecoming. I have a beautiful knack for stumbling onto things just in the nick of time, like when I started listening to the Hadestown concept album literal days before the cast recording of the musical came out, even though I had no idea the musical was happening. That’sContinue reading “Podcast of the Week: Homecoming”

Podcast of the Week: Decoder Ring

I’ve gotten really into podcasts lately. My job, in addition to having a commute that ranges from a half-hour to a full hour, is solitary and repetitive at times, and it’s nice to have background noise that also entertains me or makes me feel like I’m learning something. Almost all of my Five Things FridayContinue reading “Podcast of the Week: Decoder Ring”

Five Things Friday (#41)

Happy Friday, y’all! It’s been a pretty good week around these parts. My 4th wedding anniversary was yesterday! It’s been a year full of unexpected challenges, but I feel so blessed to be tackling it with this guy at my side. This weekend I’m going to Disneyland for the first time in MONTHS (that’s aContinue reading “Five Things Friday (#41)”

Five Things Friday (#40) – Believe Women Edition

1 in 5 women in the US will be raped at some point in their lives. Why then, is our first instinct not to believe a woman who says she has been assaulted? Why is our instinct to protect her attacker from the consequences of his actions? Why is there a compulsion to excuse theContinue reading “Five Things Friday (#40) – Believe Women Edition”