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Hiatus 2

To those of you who still follow this page and my blog: I’m not gone, I promise. I know a lot of you miss my rants, witticisms, and photos of my corgi and my makeup, but I’m officially going on an indefinite hiatus. About 8 months ago, I had breast reduction surgery. I was back […]


Life with large breasts, part one 3

In January, I’ll turn 32. When I think back on my life so far, it feels like I’ve always had breasts. I know there was a time in my life, before puberty, when they were nothing more than mosquito bite-esque bumps on a flat little torso, but I don’t remember what that feels like. I […]


Little Buddy, the baby opossum who couldn’t 4

Yesterday morning, as I was taking Penelope for a lazy walk around the paved paths through our apartment complex, I happened upon a nearly dead baby opossum. The little guy was cold to the touch and barely moving, but still breathing. There was hope yet! I quickly brought Penelope back to the apartment, grabbed a […]


The darker side of family salons 3

(stock photo from freeimages.com) I work for a chain of franchise-owned, family-oriented, walk-in-only salons. A large portion of our clients are men and children, though we do get many women as well. Most of the time, the work is very rewarding, because I get a lot of enjoyment out of making people look and feel good […]


Skin care woes 3

While I haven’t always been kind to my skin, I’ve spent most (if not all) of my adult life being very particular about my appearance. I firmly believe that developing trichotillomania as a kid and then being ostracized for it in middle and high school ultimately resulted in my passion for makeup and hair styling […]


Making new friends as an introvert 2

I’ve always been kind of terrible at making friends. Like, actual friends. When put in a classroom or work environment, I’m usually quick to befriend my peers, but not in an “I can hang out with this person on my time off” sort of way. It wasn’t until I moved to California from New York […]