You Will Never Be Beyonce

There’s a quote floating around the internet that ladies are spreading like a picture of shirtless Ryan Gosling. And if you’re a twenty-something woman who is even remotely paying 5 seconds attention to the modern blogosphere, you’ve probably seen it, too: “You have just as many hours in the day as Beyonce.” “YES!” “Love!” “So … Continue reading You Will Never Be Beyonce

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Dear Jimmy: An Open Letter to Jimmy Fallon as He Frolics in Indy

Hi Jimmy, How are you? It's been a while since we last chatted. Okay, that's a lie. We've never actually chatted, except for when I daydream about creating the next great American sitcom and you invite me on your show to talk about its awesomeness. We laugh and chat and then play Password with Betty … Continue reading Dear Jimmy: An Open Letter to Jimmy Fallon as He Frolics in Indy

8 People I Want to Write Books in 2012

I welcomed 2012 with (drumroll): the stomach flu! Thanks to that and a lot of time needed for email catch-up, I was forced to put blogging on the back burner for a little bit. But now that I've recovered and caught up from my week of downing ginger ale and soda crackers in bed, I've … Continue reading 8 People I Want to Write Books in 2012

My Favorite Non-Traditional Christmas Movies

Every year I have my select group of Christmas movies that, if I don't get to watch, I consider a tiny Christmas failure. Of course, my list is mostly made up of the Christmas classics: A Christmas Story, Christmas Vacation, Elf, The Santa Clause, and Scrooged. There's also the new semi-holiday classic of Love Actually (which I might have … Continue reading My Favorite Non-Traditional Christmas Movies

The Gift of How I Met Your Mother

Every year I consider my birthday present from the television networks to be the gift of television premieres. Yes, I'm lucky enough to have a September birthday (the 23rd) that tends to fall the week that all of the glorious programming returns. And, what better way to say Happy Birthday than the return of my … Continue reading The Gift of How I Met Your Mother

On Accepting I Like Taylor Swift

I wasn't raised to like country. The bar was set far higher. I listened to Billy Joel's Greatest Hits Volume III on repeat at age ten. I played 45's by The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Temptations and The Four Tops on a ladybug record player when I was a mere kindergartener. I've been subjected … Continue reading On Accepting I Like Taylor Swift