Inspiration

10 Quotes Inspiring Me at 30

"Find out who you are, and do it on purpose." - Dolly Parton
There are a few quotes that have been inspiring me lately that I wanted to share, especially as I officially enter my thirties (I turned 30 in September) and how the things that speak to me now have changed now that I find myself officially #adulting. Hopefully this list will inspire you as well! If there are any others you love, please include them in the comments! Read More! [...]
Inspiration, Online tools

Running with Spotify’s New Running Feature!

Spotify Running Suggestions
This morning, I ran using Spotify's new Running feature for the first time! Overall, I really enjoyed it. More on how it works and specific features in this blog post on Spotify's Running feature. Just choose a playlist and start running to get started! Read More! [...]
Nerdy Stuff

Meeting Rosario Dawson at Comicpalooza 2015

Rosario Dawson photobombing a fan at Comicpalooza 2015
Fact: Rosario Dawson is a hilarious photobomber. My sister is a die-hard Rosario Dawson fan (she actually spent the night before this year's Comicpalooza 2015 watching Josie and the Pussycats to prepare for being in the same room with Rosario). More on my adventures meeting Rosario Dawson at Comicpalooza 2015! Read More! [...]
Nerdy Stuff, Pop Culture

Oh my! Meeting George Takei at Comicpalooza 2015

George Takei at Comicpalooza
It's the day after Memorial Day, which means another Comicpalooza (Houston's largest comic convention) has come and gone. This year, one of my highlights of the convention was meeting the amazing George Takei and watching his Q&A! A few of my favorite George Takei quotes from Comicpalooza 2015! Read More! [...]
Online tools, Social Media

How to: Debug Your Facebook Link Preview

Facebook Link Preview Troubleshooting How To
I have been having a LOT of trouble with Facebook’s link preview lately, so I wanted to share this tool in case it’s happening to any of my fellow social media marketers out there! If you have a link you're sharing on Facebook and the preview image or copy isn't feeding in correctly, you can run a test to see what information Facebook sees about that URL. I have been using this lately when Facebook isn't pulling in the information or image I expect, and I'm not sure if that’s just a Facebook glitch or something wrong with the website I'm linking to. Read More! [...]
Musings

Tiny Beautiful Things: Quotes from Dear Sugar

The best thing you can possibly do with your life is tackle the Motherfucking Shit out of love - Cheryl Strayed - Dear Sugar
For the last few weeks, I have been listening to the audiobook of "Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar" - a compilation of columns from Dear Sugar, a recurring online advice column on TheRumpus.net and the once-secret alias of Cheryl Strayed (author of Wild). Here are a few of my favorite quotes. Read More! [...]
Musings, Nerdy Stuff

Saturn Returns

Saturn print from Etsy
Today I am exactly 29.5 years old. Aka the day that Saturn Returns for me. In astrology, the concept of the Saturn Return is based on the idea that every 29.5 years, Saturn Returns to the place in the sky where it was when you were born. According to this theory, Saturn brings with it major changes to your life between the ages of 28-31, 56-60, and 84-90 (if you're lucky enough to have Saturn return a third time). The first Saturn Return serves as a wake-up call, when you feel grown-up and tend to make major life decisions. Read More! [...]