Happy Thanksgiving, friends! This year is a little less lighthearted than normal, with everything that’s going on in the world. That said, I’m doing my best to proceed as normal and to enjoy my fortunate life with the people I love. That’s all we really can do. Life must go on. Speaking of life – it’s been … More Happy Thanksgiving
Yesterday on my way home from work, I stopped at the grocery store to pick up a couple of things for a baking project I’m doing for work. When I parked, an older black man stopped in front of my car and started speaking. I couldn’t hear him, so I rolled down my window and … More A Story
Can I be straight up with you for a second? I’ve said a lot of sarcastic things about diet and exercise (most notably this and this). And I am not, by any means, saying this to imply that I have a killer bod or that I’m in amazing shape IN ANY WAY (I’d say I am extremely average, shape-wise). However, … More What I ACTUALLY do to stay in shape
Jeff and I have been together for a pretty long time. Romance is great and all, and sometimes I get a little envious when I see someone (usually in a newer relationship) posting all of the grand romantic gestures that their significant other seemingly comes up with every three days on social media. That said, … More It’s the small things.
I’ve been putting a concentrated effort into being a more positive, less judgmental person. Not in a blech, icky way, but I do tend to lay the snark on way thick at times and I tend to jump to conclusions, so I’ve been trying to be more open-minded and such. That said, some days it’s … More Cut it the hell out.
Things have been crazy around the old Genco-Raum household (side note: it’s crazy to think about how we’ll soon just be the “Raum household,” and I’m having a tough time deciding whether to hang on to my “Genco” for a bit longer and addressing our Christmas cards as “Genco/Raum”, or if I want to drop … More Life Lately