Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: A Gripe

This weekend I saw Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. I liked it. It was a good popcorn movie. It kept me entertained. It made me think about humanity. It made me think about hubris. It made me think about weaponry. But it chafed a little.

Because what was the point of Malcolm, exactly? Read More Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: A Gripe

Tried and True Smoothie Recipes

I have been trying really hard to eat “better.” Better, for me, means eating more often and trying to eat nutritionally dense foods. (Your “better” may look totally different from mine.) Typically, this translates to making sure I snack every few hours, making sure all of my meal plates have at least three different colors on them, and…… Read More Tried and True Smoothie Recipes

Join the Binge Watch!

“You young kids, you can’t wait for a new season. You have to watch every episode at once. You have no patience!” This was my mother, scolding me for watching the entire first season of Orange is the New Black in under a week. When I pointed out that if streaming services had been around when she was almost-30, she would have done the exact same thing, her response was, “Are you kidding me? Of course I would!” Read More Join the Binge Watch!