The Time I Wasn’t Kidnapped

I was just talking to my roommate (Hi, Mom!) about Stranger Danger (note to self: Add “Stranger Danger” to list of possible band names) and how she prepared her children to keep an eye out for Bad Strangers.

My brothers are several years older than me, so I don’t really know their experiences with strangers, how they knew when someone was out to get them, or when someone was just being friendly.

Actually, I have heard stories, but this blog is all about Continue reading “The Time I Wasn’t Kidnapped”


Jumping on the 90s Nostalgia Wagon

For some reason, the 90s have been on people’s minds the last few years. First, I noticed websites like Buzzfeed were making lots of 90s-related posts. Then fashion trends that I wish would have stayed in the 90s started to make a comeback.

If I may make a PSA, I’d like to warn that the Mom Jean trend can only lead to fashions like this:

I’m certain pleats are next and it won’t be pretty. You heard it here first.

I will admit that I’m excited about some 90s-inspired fashions that are weaseling their way back (I’m looking at you, Keds shoes!). Anyway, the last hint that the 90s party is here to stay was when old shows created unexpected but welcome sequels like Girl Meets World and Fuller House.

I don’t know where this nostalgia has come from, but I’m on board. I’ve noticed some things that always go unnoticed in the, “Reasons why the 90s were SO great” lists that we really need to address. I could actually go on for days, so I’ve created five categories for now. Continue reading “Jumping on the 90s Nostalgia Wagon”