Soft Surroundings‘ mission is to make it fun and effortless to treat yourself the way you should be treated. Their mantra is that when you feel good, your friends, family, and community do too. And you know what? I couldn’t agree more.Read More »
My first and longest-lasting addiction was, and continues to be, books. I can’t get enough of them. Just take all those YA novels and comedy memoirs and hand them over, thank you very much.
Sure, you could go to a library. Libraries are awesome. I love libraries. (I miss this particular library immensely.) And, yah, maybe there’s a library just down the street from you…but maybe one time when you walked past the library a man dropped trou in front of you to pee on the side of said library so maybe you’re not super keen to head back there for all your book-reading needs.Read More »
Even though I’ve been here for a while, I’ve barely scratched the surface of what it’s like to live here and experience the city. In all honesty, I haven’t exactly fallen in love with the place either…yet?
I suppose it doesn’t help that other life circumstances are less than ideal at the moment, but I’m resolving that personal stuff and family stuff that’s beyond my control will not have bearing on my ultimate opinion of the time I spend stateside.
Our goal isn’t to plant roots here or even to stay long term, but I would like to be able to say that I had a great time while we did live here…Read More »