When Dan and I watch Brooklyn 99 (which we do rather frequently), I am reminded each episode that I am a combination of Amy, Jake, and Hitchcock. For those who don’t know, Hitchcock is a pervert who sexually harasses everyone. Amy is a type-A uptight personality who seeks validation from superiors. And Jake, dear, sweet Jake, is a well-meaning goofball who is always getting everyone … Continue reading Schemes! Schemes! Schemes!
If you’ve been following along with this blog, you’ve read a bit about my polyamorous dating life and how forward I am. Nowadays, whenever I feel like I vibe with someone, I ask if they wanna be besties, but way back when, I was asking people out and dropping my number left and right. Word to the wise: do not ask out the local pharmacist … Continue reading Renata the Flirt
Why yes, I was referencing Billy Joel’s line “my sweet, romantic teenage nights” from Scenes from an Italian Restaurant in the title of this post, thank you for noticing. Life is full of WTF moments. Moments where you just stand there baffled and think “this could only happen to me.” Almost all of them just make you want to shake your head and laugh, whether … Continue reading WTF Moments: Volume 1 (My Weird and Awkward Preteenage Life)
A couple weeks ago, I felt inspired to write about my Uncle John and the adventures that we went on when I was younger. This week, I decided to write about another familial relationship, using a topic I’ve had in my blog archive for a while. I wanted to share about being besties with my parents. Being an only child, I was around my parents … Continue reading Realizing My Parents are Some of My Best Friends
When I was a kid, every time she saw me, my grandmother would ask me what I had in common with an elephant, to which I always replied, “An elephant never forgets!” Even as a child, my family could see that I had a great memory. Pretty much anything anyone said or did would instantly stick in my head. And I was a nosy kid, … Continue reading What Do an Elephant and I Have in Common…?