Things I usually never do…

…but did today because my grandma’s here from Poland and came to see my apartment for the first time. Cleaned the entire apartment. All at once. Ironed. A tablecloth. Used a tablecloth. Dressed up for guests. Cooked for guests (heating up counts as cooking, damnit). Put on a little piano recital for my guests. Things … Continue reading

Day 23: Something you wish you had done in your life

OK, this is kind of a silly question since, although I’ve already had several quarter-life crises, my life is actually far from over. But apparently I’m “no spring chicken,” as several friends have told me lately. Admittedly, I sometimes feel like I should have done more by now. Some of the things I wish I … Continue reading

Day 22: Something you wish you hadn’t done in your life

I can’t really think of anything I wish I hadn’t done. Mistakes keep things interesting, you learn from doing things wrong and I believe in living in the moment, for better or worse. If I do have regrets, it’s for things I haven’t done rather than things I have (damn, now I gotta come up … Continue reading

Day 20: Your views on drugs and alcohol

When I saw this prompt, I was going to write something short and silly. Then I realized this could be one of those prompts where I write something really personal and insightful. But then I remembered that I don’t do that. Look, obviously I’m no puritan. I believe in “everything in moderation.” I even make … Continue reading

Day 19: What do you think of religion? Or what do you think of politics?

Hm, interesting how those two are paired together…. I don’t consider myself especially religious, but I do consider myself spiritual. However, I do try to adhere to certain religious traditions mainly because I consider being Catholic an important part of my Polish culture. So granted, I really only make it to church maybe once or … Continue reading