When asked, the word I use most to describe myself is Fierce. Whether it's work, play or love, I do it all fiercely.
Author Archives: 99counties99pounds
I have this friend. He is kind, funny in the nerdiest of ways, and just as willing to hang out with his nieces and play board games as enjoy some Bears football. One more thing, on his 40th birthday, he … Continue reading
I’ve been driving by the Little Free Library at 39th and Grand Ave for a year and a half now. It is only two blocks from my apartment and I haven’t taken the time to go over there. I’ve been … Continue reading
I’m coming back tomorrow.
no pictures yet. it’s just not time. While waiting in line at Ragstock in Iowa City I was watching a girl run around the store trying to figure out what to be for all three nights of Halloween. You heard … Continue reading
It is windy in Iowa. The kind of windy that shatters the picture windows in my apartment buildings and rips the car door out of my hand leaving dents in the next car over. (The first one happened today, the … Continue reading
Hott for sure, but not the kind of cranberries I’m writing about today. That’s more like it. I went to the grocery store last night in order to pick up the fixins for breakfast burritos. While wandering through produce, what … Continue reading
Today I am reminded that construction workers smell like a mixture of dust, chew and sweat. Good Lord, I love that smell. It’s almost as good as the smell of service members who smell like a mixture of ironing, brasso/shoe … Continue reading
I’ve started a new epic project. Almost ten years ago I bought a beautiful cross stitch kit with the thought that I would make it for my grandmother. She is the one who taught me to cross stitch and measure … Continue reading