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True adventures and observations of an optimistic introvert that will make you laugh, think, or run.

The String Cheese Incident

(As in actual string cheese, not the band.) I’ve always been a bit of an outlier, but my friends like and accept me anyway, so I tend to just roll with it because, well, I’m me. A lot of my uniqueness stems from the random stuff that happens to me. Theoretically, it could happen to…
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Embarrassing Questions

When my friend Pat asked “What was the most embarrassing question you ever had to ask a professional?” I immediately had an answer, and doubt I’ll ever top the story I’m about to tell you, so read on for a little comic relief. I’m independent and resourceful, and always looking for ways to improve things, reallocate finances,…
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Adulting Instructions

First instruction…save your work as you go! Seriously, I spent two hours writing a profound but funny post that was seconds away from being finished, then had an ADD moment and closed the browser tab. ‘Sokay though…my original wisdom is now part of the ether. 🙂 The gist of it was that while I definitely don’t…
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An Ode to Boyfriends Past

Twas the week before Christmas, when I suddenly found Ex-boyfriends were stirring, all over town. Their reasons were varied and mostly legit In hopes that I’d forgiven all their past shit. The waiter was doing his usual chores While envisioning Scrabble victories galore. And he in his Carhartts, and I in my jeans, Made me…
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The Bethiverse?

The term Bethiverse came about one night when I was having drinks with my friends Ted and Shaun based on all of the “Dear Universe” posts I make on Facebook. It’s the universe from my assigned seat, and all of the things that happen in my little section of it…some hilarious, some mortifying, some inspiring, and some…
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