101 Things That Make Me Happy

This is a repeat/update of a post I did a number of years ago. I kind of felt like I needed a reminder of some things that can make me smile... When DoorDash manages to get my delivery rightWeird dreamsChristmasTeddy GrahamsRegal Unlimited (Translation: seeing as many movies as I want whenever I want)The cool side … Continue reading 101 Things That Make Me Happy

AFI #34 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937 Directed by David Hand Netflix says... Walt Disney broke new ground in 1937 with this animated feature-length film, based on the famous fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm, about a jealous queen, her beautiful stepdaughter, seven lovable dwarfs and a handsome prince. The Oscar-nominated classic includes the … Continue reading AFI #34 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

101 Things That Make Me Happy

I'm stealing this blog post from Jess over at You're Fine. But it's okay. I told her I was gonna steal it. That makes it not stealing. It makes it an homage. Lunches with my coworkers Weird dreams Christmas Teddy Grahams Tuesday movies for only $6.00 The cool side of the pillow The sound of … Continue reading 101 Things That Make Me Happy

Nap Time

Welcome to In the Words of a Non-Parent! The part of the blog where I, a non-parent, give parenting advice to parents. Today we explore what happens when your kids just won't go to sleep. It's frustrating, right? So you've put your toddler down for his or her afternoon nap and the kid just won't … Continue reading Nap Time

A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Snow White

Everyone knows who Snow White is, right? I mean, if you haven't seen the Disney classic, there's a good chance you saw one of the two movies that told her story a few years back: Snow White and the Huntsman and Mirror, Mirror. And then there's the current TV show Once Upon a Time, which … Continue reading A Dater’s Guide to Disney Princesses: Snow White

So Many Questions, Part III

Welcome to the third of a five part series of questions. If you missed the first two parts, 1-20 are here and 21-40 are here. Enjoy! 41. Write the first sentence of your obituary. Aaron Lee Peck, bestselling author and inventor of the thing that changed the face of western civilization, died at the age … Continue reading So Many Questions, Part III

So Many Questions: Part I

I'm always willing to rehash old blog posts or ideas that I've blatantly stolen from other people's blogs. It's not that I don't feel particularly creative on a given day. It's probably more of a laziness thing. But I don't feel like I'm lazy. I just, more often than not, get home from work and … Continue reading So Many Questions: Part I

Three Nights, Three Parties

Have you ever woken up on Monday morning and thought, What was I thinking? Get your minds out of the gutter. It's all very innocent. But there's such a thing as doing too much sometimes. I woke up early this morning with that What was I thinking? thought rattling around in my sleep deprived brain. … Continue reading Three Nights, Three Parties

Happy Thoughts

I watched the movie Hook the other day and something struck me. The grown up Peter Pan had a really hard time flying. Now, if you know the Peter Pan story, you know that all it takes to fly is a little pixie dust and one happy thought. In the classic Disney version of the … Continue reading Happy Thoughts