It’s taken me about twenty years to acknowledge that I might have a problem. Hi, my name is Ashley, and I’m…extra.Read More An Extra Girl’s Guide to Doing Less
We recently adopted not one, but two, 10-week old puppies from an amazing local rescue organization. Leading up to this decision, I diligently read-up on the topic of adopting two puppies at once, particularly littermates. I can summarize the literature on this subject in exactly three words…Read More Life Lessons From Our Rescue Puppies
In the time it’s (theoretically) supposed to take someone to finish an undergraduate degree – I started, at first thrived in, then massively struggled with, and eventually parted ways from a PhD program. Even now when I look back, I continue to appreciate my PhD program for all it gave me – if not a […]Read More Confessions of a PhDropout Turned PhDIY-er
They say that sometimes you need to get lost to find yourself, and last summer, I was in dire need of finding. Just when I was feeling especially aimless and uninspired in all aspects of my life, I happened upon an article about the upcoming World of Faeries Festival, held annually about 25 minutes from […]Read More An Afternoon in Fairyland
That squiggle you’re seeing everywhere is actually a bee – clearly. I don’t remember why, when, or where I first saw it, but the design always stuck with me, so I decided to start 2020 by getting it inked on my skin forever. Here’s how I described my new tattoo at the time: It’s hieroglyphic […]Read More Why the Bee?