Kevin Pena’s Instagram Account. This guy cracks me up when he starts talking to and feeding all the deer in his neighborhood. Plus, he runs a very cool non-profit organization that is called “Everybody Eats”. You got it. It’s about ending hunger. Check him out and see how silly he is!
“The Light is Coming” song by Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj. Listen to this once and I bet you get it stuck in your head. I like this one. I like this one stuck in my head.
Full Moon Cakesfrom the Traveling Witch. Easy. Delicious. Witchy. Make some. I’m going to. The full moon is on the 27th.
Cereal. I think my love for cereal comes from my “stoner” days. Haha. Like I had a ton of those days, but anyway, my fave thing back then was cereal. Now, I have to use rice milk, but I still love it. My current faves are Life, Kashi GoLean Plus and Kashi Heart to Heart Honey Toasted Ohs and Barbara’s Puffins cereal.
Air Conditioning. I am forever grateful because I burn and whine like a little you-know-what if I am out in the heat for too long.
Sunscreen. Hi. Skin cancer is no joke. Wear sunscreen on the daily, kay? Kay.
You are loved. Suicide is also no joke. Know that you are truly loved. Call 1-800-273-8255 or text “TALK” to 741-741. I understand how hard it is to reach out too. I, myself, am a suicide survivor. You are not thinking about making a phone call. Survivors, advocates, allies CONTACT your friends who may be susceptible/sensitive and see how they are doing. Help them make the call. Go with your gut.
Blue Sky Stevia Diet Root Beer. Grabbed a 6 pack of this in Montana. I wish they sold it in my town. I might ask my local grocer to stock it. You know you can always ask your grocery store and most of the time they will stock it or you.
You’ve really gotta watch “Dina” (2017)currently being offered on Hulu. It is a rare gem documenting two people with Aspergers and other disabilities and their love, marriage and day-to-day life. You guys, this one will have you laughing, crying and literally beaming with happiness at this very real love between two very real and beautiful people. I believe this was also a Sundance Film Festival film. Anyway, it really is a must see.
Harlots on Hulu. Whoo hoo this show is inappropriate!!! But I LOVED it! It was like a soap opera with the coolest costumes and, well, high society, London, 17th century prostitutes. What? What! It was a guilty pleasure, indeed!
Honest Tea Organic Peach Oo-la-long. Oh do I love me a good oolong and Honest Tea makes a great one!
“Shut Eye” on Hulu. If you thought psychics were con artists before, you’ll be totally convinced when you watch this show. (I do feel that the majority of them ARE con-artists and the other small percentage usually won’t charge you.) That’s just me tho and I read Tarot–guess you’ll just have to trust me. Anyway, I’m on the fence right now about whether I want to continue doing readings . . . But that’s a whole other blog entry.
Chandrika Sandal Soap. This soap smells amazing and it makes your bathroom smell amazing. It is also gentle on your skin. I know, because I have very sensitive skin and I can still use it. Plus, I’m pretty sure it is vegan because it is “free from animal fat”. You can get these on Amazon for $5. I used to buy them from the natural market in a supermarket up in Bozeman, MT. When I was there recently, I bought 5 bars ’cause they were $1.25 plus no sales tax! What? What! I bought enough that I was able to gift one too.
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B “Girls Like You“. SO MANY amazing things happening in this video! Have you seen this yet? Adam’s voice, Cardi B, and that DIVEST: WATER IS LIFE shirt<—-That’s protesting pipelines that run under major water sources or AT ALL, yo. Turn it up! Goosbumps!!
Iced Tea Remixes. Lately I’ve been mixing my herbal teas with my cold brew Lipton to make some delicious flavors. I grab two Celestial Seasonings Peach bags and mix them with one Lipton cold brew in my mason jar. Or one blueberry and one lemon or Magic Mint. The possibilities are endless, really!
Sugar Free Sour Patch Kids Watermelon Gum. I am trying really hard to eat clean lately. This is very hard for me because I love “dirty” things like pizza, bagels, and chicken nuggets, and CAAAAAARBS. Candy is pretty much off limits for me too. I’m not sure if this gum is necessarily “clean” but I love it and it is a small cheat, I guess. Huh, huh, I said I love dirty things. (Ignore that Mom.)
Water, water, water, blah blah blah. I like water. I have to drink a ton of water. When you get old like me it becomes important to hydrate to keep your skin clear, your system running well, and your trips to the bathroom plentiful.
Runa Amazon Guayusa Tea (Unsweetened Mint Honeysuckle). This stuff gives you a weird kinda tea buzz. Like, it’s not coffee but it’s stronger than tea. It tastes delicious though with the mint and honeysuckle.
Cardi B “Be Careful” Music Video. OMG I LOVE THIS WOMAN and I am still working out to her album “Invasion of Privacy”. This song with this new video is actually my favorite lately. Oh dear . . .
“The karma for you is gonna be who you end up with. You make me sick . . .“
“You even got me trippin’. You got me lookin’ in the mirror different. Thinkin’ I’M FLAWED because YOU inconsistent.”
THE ROYAL WEDDING!!!! If you follow me on social media, um, you might know that I am a little obsessed. I even had a royal wedding slumber party with my mom and then she got me up at 4:30 a.m. I’m glad she did because we got to see everyone arriving. I was that pumped about it! I DO NOT get up at 4:30 for, um, nothing!
Baby Emersyn. My sister and her husband had a little girl! She is so little and cute! And that means I am an auntie again! I get to buy girlie stuff again!
My 5 Wives. I have this fascination with reality shows about polygamy. I really love them because they have just the right amount of drama and you can tell how much they love each other too. I mean, the whole purpose of polygamy is to build a large family (and religious stuff too) and personally don’t see the harm in that–unless it is something agreed upon and not forced–which is how these families on television seem.
My Garden. My mom came this weekend and we created a garden and wildflower beds. The garden has spinach, lettuce, tomato, cilantro, rosemary, lavender, sage and purple viola flowers. It was hard work hauling all the soil and mulch, but we did it and it looks fantastic (if I do say so myself). We also added a bird feeder and bird bath for my cats’ entertainment. There’s also a rose bush thriving that I completely forgot about!
Finals are over at the university where I work. That’s about all I have to say about that. Well, and I welcome the quiet.
The Handmaid’s Tale. Okay. Let me just say something about this show. It is disturbing. Very disturbing. It’s also fascinating. You gotta see it to know what I mean.