Why I’m Scared to Turn 23

The day I publish this post will be on my 23rd birthday, which happens to fall on the 23rd of November. I actually have a system for my blog posts that I don’t share with many people. I come up with a topic four weeks ahead of time, write the first draft of the post 3 weeks ahead of time, make the correlating infographic 2 weeks ahead of time, and take a picture and make final edits one week ahead of time from when I actually publish the final post. This post was originally titled, “Why I’m Excited to Turn 23” until I deleted everything I had written and started over from scratch. It disrupted my normal chain of planning, but I felt it was necessary this time around. Continue reading

My Super Awesome Fun Guide to the San Diego County Fair

You can say whatever you want about the deep-fried, spandex-clad, and mobile scooter-filled haven that is our fair, but it’s one of my favorite things about San Diego. Every summer I go crazy and spend too much of my hard-earned money on temporary pleasures such as giant funnel cakes and $2.00 rings that turn my fingers green. Over the years, I believe I have become an expert on how to have a great time there. I have broken up my activities into categories… Continue reading