The Restaurant Revolution: Why I Left Industry and Why I’m Not Going Back

When it comes to restaurants in the Orlando area, I am fully aware of who is and isn’t hiring. The “is” category outweighs the “isn’t” by a whole lot at this point. I’m aware of these places because at least four or five times a day a well-meaning friend will text or message or send

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Where Have You Been? Where Are You Going?

I’m sure I’ve said it before but I’m going to say it again: being a “blogger” is really hard world. Especially over the last year, as my loyal readers have noticed considering we’re lucky if I post once a month. While I’m thinking of it: how ya’ll holding up? So many of the blogs that

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Oh, You Must Be New Here

No one is going to be surprised by this but: I got yelled at on social media. This really shouldn’t be surprising to anyone since I’m known to post the stupidest things possible at any given point but this one actually took me a full minute to fully process because of how weird it seemed

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My Second Chance at Falling In Love with Taylor Swift (Even Though She’s A Zombie)

I was a very different person back in 2008 and I will be the first to admit it. I was a year away from finishing college with a pile of debt and two degrees, I was working in a job that I hated and was slowly sucking my soul out of my body, and I

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This is Supposed to be Fun, Right?

I have, admittedly, been on the struggle bus when it comes to finding what my own personal “new normal” looks like. You’d think that after a year of adapting to all the fun new buzzwords that I personally can’t wait to never hear again. These include (but are not limited to): Social Distancing, Quarantine, Lockdown,

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My Milkshake Brings All the Boys to the Yard

Just in case you’re having a rough week, I’ve decided that I’ll brighten your day with some pictures of baby goats. Well, just one baby goat. Over the holidays, I had the pleasure of getting to know the folks at Machado Farm Foundation who both rescue animals and serve to educate the general public about

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128 Days Later

If I had a dollar for every time I have told myself I was going to write an update in the last 128 days… I’d probably have like a thousand dollars. I have been yelling at myself a lot but the desire to sit down and try to be fun and witty on the internet

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A Beginners Guide to Not to Be an A-Hole at Halloween Horror Nights (Light): 2020 Pandemic Edition

WHILE I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION: Are you registered to vote? Check or update your registration at http://www.vote.org before reading on. Use your damn voice and vote cause if you don’t there’s a pretty good fucking chance that we won’t be getting a full HNN next year. Don’t be that asshole. For those of you not

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10 Ways to Step Up As An Ally to Non-binary People

Back in August a complete misunderstanding on Twitter lead to a really great conversation with my friend Carrie about the non-binary gender identity. We recorded it for my podcast, The Millennial Agenda, and I couldn’t be more proud of the episode. Carrie is someone who has always inspired me and so many others and to

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The Great Animorphs Re-Read: The Invasion

You might recall back in July when I decided to re-read the Animorphs books for the first time in over 20 years. Kevin had sent me a link to download them all for free on PDF, which sounds shady but is actually sanctioned by the author. K.A. Applegate actually said back in 2011 that she’s

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