Hey, remember how I wrote about taking advantage of Starbucks’ million bonus star offers, and then read the fine print and quickly redacted everything on the basis that I had no evidence that my strategy would actually work?
Well I’m here to update that. And to tell you it worked. It really, really worked. Read more
Or, Sticking It to the Starbucks Man.
September is here. Insert obligatory joke about waking me up when September ends. (But actually, I’ll stay awake–I’ve had some pretty frightening nightmares the past two nights and would prefer to walk among the living, for now.) And while the arrival of this ninth month of 2015 may signal a change in weather for some folks, here in the Las of Vegas, it’s still summer. For the next two months.
Anyway, I’m not here to write about the weather. I’m here to write about what this new month is bringing me: possibly, an end to my current job. What? Read on. Read more
It is August 31. I have officially been a Master for one month and eleven days. Ten days?
Okay, I’m not sure. What I’m saying is that my first full month of not being in school is more than finished. If I were still a student, I’d be well on my way to completing my second packet.
But I’m not. And I’m not.
So what have I accomplished? A lot, thank you for asking! Read more
I live in Las Vegas, where dreary summer mornings are not really a thing. Mornings here are more like, you’d better go running before 7 a.m. because after that your skin might melt off your body.
Hot and sunny, is what I mean.
So when I woke up this morning to the sort of opaque, filtered-cloud light that’s rare around here, I was pretty pumped. Pumped enough that I decided to throw together a batch of maple-oat scones. Read more
That’s how you have to say it: East-of-Eden-by-John-Steinbeck. Well, that’s how we say it around here, and we are ultimately the coolest, so…
So anyway, I was sitting on the toilet when I finished the book because that’s just how great it is, and I reached the last line and just completely teared up. It’s so perfect. That is all.
Oh, you want a review? Read more
Ahoy! Long time no write!
Alas, I am back, almost [wait, yes] a Master, bursting with post-school energy, and…
…turning thirty in a mere 16 [correction, 14] months. Hello, old age. (Just kidding, just kidding.) (But really.) Read more