the grammarian strikes back

I have A Thing for grammar and spelling. I’ve shared this with y’all time and time again. I certainly don’t want to be the obnoxious cad who points out every grammatical atrocity and spelling gaffe I see (ten minutes on Facebook gives me a headache for this very reason), but when I keep seeing the same questionable thing over and over, and I’m not 100% sure if it’s in fact...

#BlogathonATX

Last Saturday, I attended my first (and not last!) BlogathonATX event, and it was an utterly fabulous and inspiring meeting of the minds in blogging, writing, tech, business, and everything in between. I met so many wonderful people and got some super useful advice on what I’m doing and how I can do it better. Learning! Writing! Laughing! All of my favorite things! I even met a fellow style blogger,...

the rain (supa dupa fly)

October 16, 2013 will go down as a dark, dark day in my own personal Austin history. It’s the first day that I pulled this stuff out and used it since I moved here from Seattle a year and a half ago… The Sounders scarf is strictly for display in my office and is never used for its intended purpose (waving it around maniacally whilst screaming like a drunk superfan...

bootie call

In Austin right now, the weather is trying *so* hard to be Fall. The temperature will tease everyone for a day or so, and then BAM: right back to 90+ degrees. Despite the erratic weather patterns, I keep seeing people all over town dressing “as if”: wearing boots, skirts in heavy materials, and even sweaters (aren’t you people roasting?). This fall season, a spanking new pair of booties is at...