Despite a bumpy start (featuring lost keys, one exploded soda can and booking an AirBnB loft not only on the wrong date, but also the wrong MFing state), my first road trip of 2017 is in the books.
Let’s face it, this is mostly a shameless attempt to pick up more Twitter followers. But it also gives me the opportunity to read some old tweets and think to myself, “Oh Rachael, you are so clever. Your genius really goes unrecognized. I bet your timeline will become legendary after you die. People will make memes with your tweet and credit them to… Mother Teresa… or something.” #alternativefacts
There’s no need to sugarcoat this – 2016 sucked, guys.
I could sit here and write you thousands of words about what made 2016 the worst, but why dwell on the crappy past when we can look forward to the potentially less crappy future? More about that near the end, but first, the fun stuff.
I recently ran across an article that was psychologically fascinating to me. The headline reads “Woman Has A Romantic Evening with Her Tinder Date. Then He Texts Her to Tell Her She’s Fat.” Pretty terrible, right? And not just grammatically; fat shaming is a real problem with awful psychological repercussions. The problem is that the headline doesn’t tell the full story. Let’s take a closer look.
Inspiration doesn’t work on our timeline, and with a personal goal to post at least one blog a month, I’ve been coming up empty on interesting topics. Then it occurred to me that this blog has never been built on interesting topics; it’s just a modicum of random thoughts. So, with that in mind, I… Continue reading Grabbaggin’