My friends say that I am Kimmy Schmidt

Most people seem to either love or hate Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Two of my study buddies during my senior year of college couldn't stand watching it because they don't like awkward humor. And there are some problematic elements in the show. But nearly everyone agrees that I am Kimmy Schmidt. They watch the show and … Continue reading My friends say that I am Kimmy Schmidt

Bingewatching Orange is the New Black

In the last two weeks, I watched all three seasons of Orange is the New Black on Netflix. A friend is loaning me her subscription, so this was my first taste of bingewatching and the addictive power of streaming.  I loved watching the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt series last year, and I can't wait for season … Continue reading Bingewatching Orange is the New Black

The Jar of Self-Confidence and Stat Bonuses

I'm naturally a bubbly person. One of my nicknames in college was the toesocks fairy. But I've been recovering from what my friends and I called emotional hypothermia, slowly warming up to my own emotions, both positive and negative ones. I wondered how much of my optimism was forced. Not all of it was. This … Continue reading The Jar of Self-Confidence and Stat Bonuses