Day 27: Buying Tickets to Iceland!

Well, I’ve gone and done it: I bought tickets to Iceland. If you’ve been following this blog, you’re probably thinking, “Nah-uh! I don’t believe it!” But I assure you, it’s true: I. BOUGHT. TICKETS. TO. ICELAND! Still shocked that I’m making one of my dreams a reality, I can’t even think of what to put […]

Day 24: Wearing Bright Red Lipstick

This “new experience” seems especially daring because I wore it during the day. I might have been able to get away with it late on a weekend night, but no… I donned it in full natural light. At one of my usual coffee-work spots. Before noon, even. When I ordered my drink, the guy behind […]

Day 23: Cutting the Coffee Line…On Purpose

“Good morning, Pooh Bear,” said Eeyore gloomily. “If it is a good morning,” he said. “Which I doubt,” said he. “Why, what’s the matter?” “Nothing, Pooh Bear, nothing. We can’t all, and some of us don’t. That’s all there is to it.” “Can’t all what?” said Pooh, rubbing his nose.  “Gaiety. Song-and-dance. Here we go round […]

Day 22: Feeling Blue While Watching Snowballs Fly

Not sure what’s wrong with me today, but I’ve never been able to feel sad watching kids frolic in the snow. Usually the sound of a snowball hitting its target, unadulterated giggles and yelled promises of alliances make me smile. For some reason, that’s not the case today. This is a first. And not a […]

Day 19: Applying for a Job I’m Completely Unqualified to Do

TV Cooking Show Needs Actor Ever dream of having your own TV show? [Yes! Yes, as a matter of fact, I do!] We can get you on the air with your own TV cooking show. Do you and your talent have something to say to the rest of the world? [No! No, as a matter […]

Day 7: Paying a Stranger’s Way

Know what I’ve learned? A wind chill factor of -11 degrees FEELS. REALLY. COLD. This morning on the way to the subway, I wobbled like a Weeble down the street because of the sheer volume of clothes I piled on. With all my layers, my arms stuck out straight to the sides. I must’ve resembled […]

Day 1: Fastening My Figurative Seatbelt

Day 1: Starting A Blog that Chronicles My Daily New Experiences for 100 Consecutive Days Pushing myself to do at least one thing per day I’ve never done before and chronicling it? Nope, never dunnit… so…Day 1, check. Dang, that feels good. My figurative seatbelt is fastened, and I’m ready for my 100-day ride. ___________________________ […]