New year, new me! Groan. New Year resolutions don't really stick, do they? Everyone promises themselves that they'll do and be better this year, eat healthy, lose weight, cut back on drinking, etc., then a couple of months in, the gyms are empty and the bars are back to being more occupied. I read an… Continue reading Micro-Resolutions for the New Year – Replacing the ‘Bad’ with the ‘Good’
When I was about 4 or 5 years old, I was traumatized by a whale. Not a real whale, but an enormous illustration of a whale that engulfed my little body, complete with whale sounds that seemingly came out of nowhere. Overwhelming for me, hilarious to my parents. The awesome exhibit was at The Witte… Continue reading Where Nature, Science, and Culture Meet – The Witte Museum in San Antonio, TX
We haven't traveled anywhere recently (besides San Antonio, TX where we played tourist), but we have been planning a big move! Rueben and I have been talking about traveling since we first got together, almost two years ago. I've always looked forward to each trip I've taken, even if it was a weekend get away… Continue reading What I’ve Been Doing Lately – Planning, Packing, and More Planning
Photo heavy blog! Finally broke out my digital SLR camera. When I heard that there were giant pandas at Mexico City's Zoológico de Chapultepec, I knew I had to go. I've been in love with giant pandas since I got Pandy, my stuff panda, when I was four (and he still lives with me!). The zoo, which… Continue reading Mexico City’s Chapultepec Forest, Zoo, and Castle
It's been awhile since I've talked about budgeting, but it's still a big deal for us. We have goals of traveling to Thailand this year, hopefully traveling most of 2019, and having a portfolio to live on instead of having to depend on working, so we try to save as much as we can each… Continue reading Food Budget update with shopping list!