April 29 Creepy Crafts: Severed Head Edition

“Dolls with no little girls around to mind them were sort of creepy under any conditions.” Stephen King I don’t do anything a little bit. I am over the top, excessive, passionately in love with absolutely everything and dedicated, darling. I am your gung-ho friend. Yeah, that one. My Sister-Cousin once described me perfectly, she…

April 28 Discussion Panel Participant: Women In STEM

“Step into my mind. Look ahead, don’t look behind. I’m five years ahead of my time.” Primal Scream, I’m Five Years Ahead of My Time The road to NOW has been, at times, a meandering path, a raging white-water river, a free-fall from the sky, a Winchester Mystery House labyrinthine maze of stairways that lead…

April 27 Corrective Exercise Video

“Life is a flow of love; your participation is requested.” This was the message on my ginger tea bag this evening I have been given invaluable information about my lifestyle habits and how they may be contributing to a lack of mobility and flexibility. The corrective exercises that I have been prescribed can be a…

April 26 Hannibal Buress at the Historic El Rey

“Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” Lord Byron Not feeling too super-hero-awesome today, a little under the weather. As you know, I strongly believe in the power of laughter. For my First, I went to a comedy show tonight at the Historic El Rey Theatre and laughed so heartily that I thought…

April 25 Macaroons

With all of this leftover coconut from my newly-found talent of cracking them open (watch my video here), I decided to make macaroons. It was pretty easy: grate the coconut, coconut flour (store-bought), condensed milk, vanilla, salt. Mix and bake. Done. Delicious.

April 24 Railyard Games ABQ

“CrossFit: getting your ass handed to you every day. And going back for more.” Today for my First I had a choice to either attend Drag Queen Bingo or the Railyard CrossFit Games. I would have loved to win a Caribbean vacation from a bingo-playing, drag queen, but the admission fee was pretty steep for…

April 22 Letitgo

“All my life I’ve kept my feelings deep inside, never was a reason to let somebody know. Lover here, lover there. Who cried? Who cared? Foolish pride. Never was a good seat at any of this man’s shows.” Letitgo  Prince Yoga is a doorway. Where that doorway leads, depends on you, and in which direction…

April 21 EVERYBODY I Know Contacted Me Today

I was wondering what new thing I would do today. I don’t think you would want me to be sad for you. I think you would want me to know that you are good right now. I believe you. I know you are more than good. You have always been more than good. I knew…

April 20 4.20 Celebration Spoof

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” Bob Marley I do not smoke weed. I don’t smoke pot, marijuana, ganja, Jesus grass, Mary Jane, pacalolo, Maui Wowie, Indo, Outdo, dank, sticky icky, oo-wee, kush, reefer, gas, loud, fire, kill, trees, none of it. Let me get…

April 18 Learning About Stroke

“Most women don’t realize that heart disease is the #1 killer of American women.” Monica Potter I Dare Me Challenge Firsts are about learning, expanding my mind, and personal growth; not just dressing up, trying new foods, or going to new workout classes. Today I decided to enlighten my mind on a topic that I…