• Sep 20, 2019

    I entered Mustard Glazed Beer Donuts into my first ever cooking competition! Honestly, I wish I could give this 3.5 stars instead of 4. There were some parts I really enjoyed. I did NOT enjoy the stress that I put on myself. Doing every...
  • Jun 24, 2019

    I attended the ALA annual conference in Washington, DC! I am still very impressed that I even asked the director if he'd consider me for one of the slots. The only thing I would have changed about my experience is that I would make more ...
  • Nov 3, 2018

    I hosted a Halloween-themed dinner party and made sooo much food (pork tenderloin, chili, green beans, butternut squash, cabbage noodles, beets, deviled eggs, sauteed mushrooms, dinner rolls, vegetable dip, caramel apple fixings, apple p...
  • Jun 16, 2018

    I always thought I'd wait to do this until I was a bit older (in my 50s or so), but the opportunity arose and I DID IT! I love it, but I am not sure the mood will ever strike me again. But...we'll see. A lot can change in just a few shor...
  • Jan 14, 2018

    Well...I can't say this was the species of animal I had in mind when I made this goal, but I can say that this goal is complete nonetheless! My ex-boyfriend had plans to move and needed a new home for his pet snake (who I now call Snakey...
  • U.S. Bank Arena, Broadway Street, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Dec 12, 2017

    SO MUCH FUN! Now I gotta see WWE Raw!  
  • Axis Nightclub, North High Street, Columbus, OH, USA
    May 13, 2017

     It was pretty fun, but I don't think I would have liked it as much if it was a hetero club!
  • The Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, OH, United States
    Jan 16, 2017

    I am proud to have been a part of this. I will involve myself in rallies and protests in the future.
  • Community Blood Center, North Limestone Street, Springfield, OH, United States
    Oct 6, 2016

    I was surprised by the strong smell of rubbing alcohol that struck me upon entering the building. The process took a little longer than I expected, but that was only because they had to use a smaller needle for my donation. It went great...
  • Clark County Historical Society, South Fountain Avenue, Springfield, OH, United States
    Aug 25, 2016

    I participated in my community's market night and sold two of my paintings. I sold another painting in my online shop a few weeks later. It feels so good to know people like my art enough to actually pay for it. 
  • Yellow Springs, OH, United States
    Jun 11, 2016

    I tried belly dance after a new friend told me she had been taking classes. I was nervous to take the classes, but the moves actually weren't too difficult and after about two months of practice, I performed with the group at a local str...
  • May 17, 2016

    Jesse and I made a date to apply for our passports together. He couldn't get his at that time (we will go back), but I was able to get mine! I'm excited to see how I will take advantage of my access to the rest of the world.
  • Sharonville Convention Center, Chester Road, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Mar 18, 2016

    I went to the HorrorHound convention with my friend Jessica Sands. It was so much fun and we got compliments on our makeup all night! 
  • Shelton Vineyards, Cabernet Lane, Dobson, NC, United States
    Feb 2, 2016

    I was passing through North Carolina and realized there were tons of vineyards in the area. Wish I could have gone in the warmer months, but it was still a great experience. 
  • Dec 26, 2015

  • Hendrix College, Washington Avenue, Conway, AR, United States
    Dec 16, 2015

    December 16, 2015 — Conway, AR I finished the semester very strong. I did everything I had to do and I enjoyed myself while doing it. So glad this is behind me, although I am going to miss it!
  • Wellness and Athletics Center, Harkrider Street, Conway, AR, United States
    Oct 21, 2015

    October 21, 2015 —  Conway, AR  I probably gained a pretty good grasp on meditating before this date, but this is around the time when I realized meditation helps me in even the least ideal situations. And around the time when I truly l...
  • Kings Live Music, Front Street, Conway, AR, United States
    Sep 25, 2015

    September 25, 2015 — Conway, AR A new friend gave me a free reading that suggested I'd obtain financial gains soon.
  • 51 Meadowbrook Drive, Conway, AR, United States
    Aug 20, 2015

    August 20, 2015 — Conway, AR I am so happy I got to do this. I didn't think I would enjoy living on my own so much, but I absolutely do. I am sad that it had to be so shortlived.
  • Museum of Sex, 5th Avenue, New York, NY, United States
    Jul 8, 2015

    July 8, 2015 — New York City, NY I really did not think I would get to visit this museum so soon after learning about it and putting it on my bucket list. It was wonderful! My favorite part was the gift shop.
  • Feb 28, 2015

    February 28, 2015 — Springfield, OH It was very scary and I don't think I should do it again.
  • Wright State University, Dayton, OH, United States
    Jan 6, 2015

    January 6, 2015 — Dayton, OH I did it! I'm doing it. I'm going back next week. I think I have everything taken care of except for my student ID. I am so excited and terrified, but I think it's gonna be good. I am pretty proud of myself ...
  • Dayton Masonic Temple, West Riverview Avenue, Dayton, OH, United States
    Oct 25, 2014

    July 25, 2014 — Springfield, OH I auditioned for a chorus role in a local production of Les Miserables on June 26 and actually got a part! I am so proud of myself for doing something that terrified me. I even forgot half the words to my...
  • Sep 11, 2014

    July 26, 2014 — Springfield, OH I have actually started this journey already, but I feel it's too soon to mark this one as 'complete.' At this time, it's been about two weeks and things are looking great! Can't see why I'd ever use sham...
  • On the Rise, Dialton Road, Springfield, OH, United States
    Aug 30, 2014

    July 25, 2014 — Springfield, OH This is probably going to happen for me very soon! Oh, I hope. I heard about this really interesting organization called On-The-Rise. It is located on a farm! The purpose of the organization is to provide...
  • RiversEdge Canoe & Kayak Outfitters, Waynesville, OH, United States
    Jul 16, 2014

    July 17, 2014 — Waynesville, OH I was unexpectedly invited to go kayaking with a friend. I was pretty short on cash, so I told her I didn't think I'd be able to make it...but then she said if I provided food, she would cover me! I though...
  • Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, OH, United States
    Jul 11, 2014

    July 12, 2014 — Springfield, OH I have been trying to experience more on my own. Picnicking is something I always kind of thought should be a shared activity... After spending an afternoon alone in the grass, my opinion has changed compl...
  • May 28, 2014

    May 29, 2014 — Springfield, OH I had been wanting to cook a vegetarian meal for my family since I moved back home in March. I ended up trying quinoa kale cakes and teriyaki roasted Brussels sprouts. It was a pretty tasty meal! (Entry dat...
  • Kuss Auditorium, South Fountain Avenue, Springfield, OH, United States
    Apr 26, 2013

    April 27, 2013 — Springfield, OH I had the opportunity to see Carmen performed at a local venue. I really enjoyed the story and it was even better because my sister was part of the performance! I hope to see more operas in the future. (E...
  • Mar 12, 2013

    March 13, 2013 — Springfield, OH I started a shop on Etsy in early 2013. I did make a few sales, but the work was not enjoyable to me at all. I'm glad I tried it, but I didn't get a lot from the experience. (Entry date: ​July 28, 2014) 
  • Little Rock National Airport, Little Rock, AR, United States
    Oct 13, 2011

    October 14, 2011 — Little Rock, AR Although the circumstances surrounding my first flight aren't the happiest, it was pretty much everything I thought it would be! Take-off and landing were my favorite parts because they were bumpy and f...
  • May 29, 2011

    May 30, 2011 — Enon, OH I finally got to ride a motorcycle one Memorial Day weekend. My uncle offered to take me for a ride around a small town near where I live. It was a really fun experience and I hope to get my own motorcycle someday...
  • King Biscuits Blues Festival, Phillips Street, Helena, AR, United States
    Oct 13, 2010

    October 14, 2010 — Helena, AR This was one of the greatest things I have ever done! I spent a weekend with my good friends, Maggie and Tess, in a small town in Arkansas for the annual blues festival. We slept in tents a few nights, share...
  • Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott, AR, United States
    Jun 13, 2010

    June 14, 2010 — Scott, AR I signed up to become a member of the Arkansas Archaeological Society (and its field school program) and spent a few weeks working with others at our site. I learned a lot. My favorite part of the whole experien...
  • 7th Street Tattoos & Piercing, West 7th Street, Little Rock, AR, United States
    Jan 18, 2010

    January 19, 2009 — Little Rock, AR I can't believe it's been more than four years and I still have just one tattoo. For my first tattoo, I got the astrological symbol for Earth in black, on my middle/upper back. I thought it was a cool s...
  • Hendrix College, Conway, AR, United States
    Mar 29, 2008

    March 30, 2008 — Conway, AR This was one of my happiest moments! I couldn't believe I actually got accepted into my top choice college. Although I don't necessarily love the U.S. education system, I think that going to college shaped me ...
  • Sears, Upper Valley Pike, Springfield, OH, United States
    Aug 29, 2007

    August 30, 2007 — Springfield, OH Well, I wasn't totally looking forward to having a job, but once I started, I really enjoyed it (even Black Friday). I loved the extra money... I actually saved up quite a bit, considering I was still in...
  • Springfield, OH, United States
    Aug 9, 2007

    August 10, 2007 — Springfield, OH Well, this one was pretty straightforward... I took driver's ed, took my driving test, got my license. Having a car and being able to drive has been my greatest source of freedom.  (Entry date: ​July 28,...
  • Pittsburgh, PA, United States
    Aug 2, 2007

    August 03, 2007 — Pittsburgh, PA I went to Pittsburgh for the first time and rode the subway for the first time! It was a really fun experience! (Entry date: ​July 28, 2014) 
  • Apr 24, 2007

    February 25, 2007— Springfield, OH I dyed my hair blue during my junior year of high school. I had wanted to do it forever and I was so excited and nervous to finally do it! I only kept the color for about a week... It was fun while it l...
  • Main Street Tattoos, North Main Street, Urbana, OH, United States
    Oct 30, 2006

    October 31, 2006 — Urbana, OH I got my lip pierced during my junior year of high school on Halloween. At this point, it's been nearly eight years and I still love it! (Entry date: ​July 28, 2014)