The scariest Halloween story ever

Disclaimer: Those who get scared easily might not want to read this. Cue the spooky music and let’s have this narrated by Morgan Freeman in your mind. “It was just another cool day in October that I remember oh too well. It was like it happened yesterday. The day, let me think, it was aContinue reading “The scariest Halloween story ever”

What to be for Halloween

Every year the single most important decision I make is what I shall be for Halloween. This holiday is kind of my thing and people recognize my awesome skills and costumes. I’ve spent many a night pondering over what to be this year and I just can’t commit to anything yet. I feel like I’veContinue reading “What to be for Halloween”

The Wazzabi Winter Park Nightmare

This is a true story about a restaurant called Wazzabi Japanese Steakhouse in Winter Park, Fl. I first heard it from my mom, then the news, and then my best friend who knows the mom of one of the victims. Two guys were eating at Wazzabi Japanese Steakhouse last Sunday and were both dissatisfied withContinue reading “The Wazzabi Winter Park Nightmare”

The Presidential Debate drinking game

It’s that time again! I know everyone is just riveted by the idea of another debate that leaves you more confused about policy than you’d be if you didn’t watch anything. And rather than taking it seriously and talking about politics I’d rather create a new drinking game you can play for this debate asContinue reading “The Presidential Debate drinking game”

8 Things I’m Glad I learned

Do you ever hear something and you just think, ‘I’m really glad that I know this’? Me to. 8. Figure out what someone’s crack is I had a management teacher tell me this and what it means is that everyone has something that motivates them and if you can figure out what it is andContinue reading “8 Things I’m Glad I learned”

An affordable trip to Africa

Just kidding, it’s Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay, Fl. I went there for my birthday and got to see some of my favorite animals. Maybe I’m an anthropology snob but it really gets under my skin when tourists are ignorant of the animal they’re looking at. If you really don’t know anything about animals thenContinue reading “An affordable trip to Africa”

How to lose friends and improve your negotiation skills

This is called the Drawbridge Exercise and it is a negotiating exercise I did in my summer class, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. You have no idea how many arguments these in-class exercises started. I did this exercise with my best friend and was surprised that her answers ended up being exactly opposite from mine. BeContinue reading “How to lose friends and improve your negotiation skills”

The case of the double present!

So I’m sure none of you know that Monday was my birthday (23!!). This is a little story about my birthday weekend. On Saturday night, I noticed my cat, Euphrates, acting strangely. He has health problems where he keeps forming crystals in his urine and it causes all kinds of scary bladder problems for him.Continue reading “The case of the double present!”