“Thrilling,” “wobbly,” and “bouncy,” are not words I’d like to associate with a bridge—ever. I can’t remember a time when I’ve said, “Hey, should I take my child and husband across a wobbly structure or the one that mainly stays in place?” Yet, there I was: creeping along the 230-foot high “thrilling, “wobbly,” and “bouncy”… Continue reading Hanging On By A Dread: How I Survived the Capilano Suspension Bridge, Despite a Fear of Heights
Sporting Wonder Woman-themed underwear, red boots, a towel-cape, and an aluminum foil tiara, I ventured into the backyard to fight “villains” when I was eight-years old. I wanted to be strong and powerful like Wonder Woman, so I trained at gymnastics. Then, I just became super lazy in high school and college. After my junior… Continue reading Make Spicy Chicken Sandwiches to Grow Strong Like Wonder Woman
“Men’s Underwear on Sale” doesn’t sound too exciting, but a few weeks ago, it was my job to make this underwear sound like a must-have, on-trend shining beacon of wonder. I also had just under an hour to write 250 eye-catching words about this “Men’s Underwear on Sale.” The instructions stated that I should start… Continue reading Fidget Spinners!
High atop Ebey’s Landing Trail, I lost my cool and waddled my way back down to the shoreline. It’s not the scariest of trails—really. I don’t know what happened, but at some point, I looked over at the rocky beach far below and panicked. In fact, I started to feel a little dizzy, so I… Continue reading My Aching Feet: “Whidbey Island Natural Sore Muscle Rub” Review
The card selection at most grocery stores forces me to make my “puke face.” When searching for “condolences” or “sympathy” cards, I cringe at the tasteless messages I’d never send even my worst enemy (e.g. “The loss you weep, becomes a treasured memory to keep—forever.” ???!!!!) So, I decide I should take matters into my… Continue reading Quit Making Faces in the Greeting Card Section at the Grocery Store! How To Make Paper for Your Own Greeting Cards
Getting ripped and shredded, with the help of Deep Water Aerobics, is my dream. I’m pumped to take on the challenge. So, I pull myself into my sturdiest Lands’ End Tankini and join the “regulars” at the Snohomish Aquatic Center. I’m new. Very new to Aqua Aerobics, so I’m a bit nervous. Though I’ve been… Continue reading Aqua Aerobics 101: My Wacky Water Workout Adventure
A hike to Bridal Veil Falls in the rain tested the strength of my thighs and bladder. However, I prevailed. I probably should have stopped by the restroom first, after downing a Coke and Gatorade, but I threw caution to the wind and rushing water, which reminded me, at every turn, of my “personal dam”… Continue reading Bladder Up! Tips for Hiking to Bridal Veil Falls