After the whinge-fest in my last post, I promised myself I wouldn't use this platform for another "Dear Diary" tale of torment again this week. The universe apparently decided to be a jerk and took it as a challenge to test my resolve. However, I'm a stubborn biatch, so just you watch me sparkle! I … Continue reading Tribe


Sooky LaLa

I debated extensively with myself about what I would write this week. I originally planned to continue the Antarctic tale from last week, but writing about one of my highlights of the year while wallowing at the bottom of a self-pity pit didn't seem an appropriate time to do it. I don't want my sour … Continue reading Sooky LaLa

Travelogue: Detaille Island, Antarctica

The long-awaited landing day had finally arrived! Over night we continued to steam south, past the circle, and the view out the porthole was completely different when we were roused by the P.A. at 06:45 the next morning. I could barely eat breakfast due to my excitement, but my landing group, Shackleton, was last in … Continue reading Travelogue: Detaille Island, Antarctica

How Much Is Enough?

I will admit up front this is an extremely self-indulgent post, mainly to get the contents of my brain out onto the page. However, I hope my downfall can also inform your success. For those of you who aren't in the writing community, or aren't really in the loop on Twitter, there is currently a … Continue reading How Much Is Enough?