A Hidden Gem: The San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas

The San Jacinto Monument is basically the Washington Monument of Texas. When I first heard about it, I laughed because I thought, “How petty is Texas that they need their own giant Washington Monument, but a Texas version?” You always hear that everything is bigger in Texas, and it’s totally true… and, Texans have the…

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I Took a Painting Class and Learned a Lesson in Self-Acceptance

I went to my first painting class at Painting with a Twist! I’d never been to Painting with a Twist before, but there’s a local studio near where I live so I decided to go with a friend. It was so much fun and really relaxing – so much more relaxing than I was expecting.…

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2019: The Year of Changes

Hi everyone! I hope that you’re having a wonderful holiday season. At the end of every year, I like to pause and look back at everything that’s happened in my life this year. My blog is a great way for me to explore this because I can just go back through my previous blog posts…

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I Watched the Broadway Musical, Dear Evan Hansen!

I saw Dear Evan Hansen!! I have been listening to the official score of Dear Evan Hansen for probably over two years now, and I’ve been completely obsessed with it. The lyrics and themes for this musical are probably my favorite of any musical or Broadway show, ever. Dear Evan Hansen (I’m going to abbreviate…

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Galaxy Lights at Space Center Houston in Houston, Texas

Galaxy Lights at Space Center Houston was exactly what you would expect: space crossed with Christmas, and it was absolutely amazing. Space Center Houston (SCH) is the visitor center for NASA’s Johnson Space Center, located in Clear Lake, Texas (south of Houston). This year was either the first or second year that SCH hosted a…

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What I’m Thankful For

I hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! While my Thanksgiving was very calm at home with my kitty (which is very unlike my normal Thanksgivings at home with my family), I think that it was a good time to reflect on life. Despite all of the controversy behind the holiday and it’s origins, I think…

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I Saw CATS, the Broadway Musical!

I saw CATS, the Broadway musical! If you’re not familiar with the Broadway show, you might have seen the trailer to the live action movie remake of the musical, which will be released at Christmas. I am so excited for the movie to come out and wanted to see the Broadway musical before it comes out.…

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I Saw the “Miranda Sings: Who Wants My Kid?” Show

HATERS BACK OFF! I fulfilled a teenage dream of going to a Miranda Sings / Colleen Ballinger Show. If you don’t know who Miranda Sings is, she is a YouTube character played by Colleen Ballinger with over 10 million followers. Colleen created her many years ago and started a YouTube channel about Miranda and her…

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