What a Wonderful World [Cup]

I see fields of green, red (and blue) jerseys too I see them play for me and you And I think to myself, what a wonderful World Cup.   Today was the final game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, hosted by Russia. My watch party was a little bit unconventional. My parents’ dogs accompanied [...]


Facing Fear: Heights Edition

So, I went rock climbing this weekend. If you know me: no, this is not a joke. I, Bex, with a fear of heights, went to the local Inner Peaks to go rock climbing. How, you may ask, did I end up climbing too many feet off the ground, secured only with a metal link [...]

The Post-Vacation Blues

My post-vacation blues are tropical teals and deep ocean blues and seaweed greens. Guys, I just spent the past week in Jamaica and I don’t want to be back. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I missed my family and my quiet bed (the resort’s beds were weirdly loud when trying to get in or [...]

Visiting the Nug

As you all know, about three-ish weeks ago, the kid brother graduated from college. (If you didn’t know, I blogged about it here.) He moved home the day after graduation and then the day after that he moved to Tennessee. It was a wild ride that I was extraordinarily glad I wasn’t on. He handled [...]


Happy Mother’s Day, everyone! I know that today is particularly reserved for the celebration of moms, but with your pardon, I have something else I want to celebrate today.  (I can promise you my mom was okay with this post – I wrote this one about her last year while I was in Peru. Overachieving [...]