Hanging On By A Dread: How I Survived the Capilano Suspension Bridge, Despite a Fear of Heights

“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

Make Spicy Chicken Sandwiches to Grow Strong Like Wonder Woman

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

Quit Making Faces in the Greeting Card Section at the Grocery Store! How To Make Paper for Your Own Greeting Cards

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