Staring at a blank white screen tonight

February 4, 2016

I still have many post ideas leftover from my list.  Up & coming soon:

— childcare thoughts
— barre3

But . . . many nights after a long day I just don’t have it in me to write with that much structure or purpose.

So: without further ado, 20 random things about me.  Starting . . . now.

Age: 35

Sign:  Taurus (though Genimi cusp)

Meyers-Briggs:  ESFJ

Habit-formation tendency:  Upholder

Gestational age:  >42 weeks if you believe my mother.

Born:  Philadelphia, PA

Blog history:  Will be 12 years this summer.  Just omg.  Prior ULR:  Don’t even ask.

Current favorite TV show:  tie between Mozart in the Jungle and Silicon Valley

Daily beverage:  2-3 capsules-worth of Nespresso (black)

Other daily beverage:  La Croix (fave flavor: Grapefruit, aka “Pamplemousse”)

Other not-quite daily beverage:  Wine

Favorite book as a high schooler:  Tie between The Bell Jar and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Only sport during middle & high school:  Cheerleading

Favorite book as an adult:  The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle 

Shoe size: 6

Scent:  Chanel Allure

Handedness:  Left

Achilles heel:  My vision is horrendous; my contacts are like -12 diopters.

Random talent:  I used to have perfect pitch (came in handy during my orchestra & a cappella days).  Pretty sure I don’t anymore.

Childhood idol:  Tiffany

PS:  Day 3 going strong!  And really really happy about it.


  • Reply DVstudent March 10, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    Kafka on the Shore was my favorite!

    I’m trying the challenge-it feels so freeing to not check FB or Instagram when I’m on my phone, and today, I had a conversation with a sweet old man on the train since neither of us had gadgets!

    Would love a barre3 post-whenever you can!

  • Reply Ana March 10, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    I just love the word "pamplemousse"
    I’ve gotten into just plain soda water (in the summer…not enticing in the cold)

  • Reply Sara March 10, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    Sarah, I’m joining you in the challenge this month! I’ve modified the rules slightly, but my overall goal is the same as yours: spend more time doing things that are a better use of my time! I’m really getting back into reading in the evenings, working out and being more "present" when I am playing with my toddler, which makes me very happy! We had a fantastic speaker today at work talk about motivation and setting goals (Dr BJ Bogg). He has published a lot of research on the subject and I think a lot of his theory could apply to mastering the "less internet/phone" challenge. Thanks for your open and honest blog posts. I find I share many of the same sentiments as you 🙂

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