welcome, 2018

Hey. It’s been a minute. I know I’m not the only one giving the finger to 2017, so let’s just move on from that. I want to talk about some things and do a little reflecting, you know, the normal, cheesy, New Year-type post that everyone does. 2017 started out pretty garbage. Al and I were both unemployed and depressed. I’ve been laid off several times, and it never gets...

friday introductions #2

1. I’m a little obsessed with cooking competition shows like Worst Cooks in America and Cutthroat Kitchen. 2. I never wanted to learn to cook growing up, so I’ve taught myself over the last few years. I’m DEFINITELY still learning, thanks to Bobby Flay and Anne Burrell, but being able to make delicious food from scratch has really made a big difference in my life. 3. I’ve been playing video games...

friday introductions #1

From my Instagram: I’m Brandy, 29 almost 30. I’m loud and opinionated, introverted, and passionate. I love with all of my heart and am fiercely protective of the ones I love–my coworkers refer to me as “mom” and “the den mother.” I work at a video game studio and I wouldn’t trade it for the world. I’m a huge nerd, gamer, lover of Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the...

getting to know me: past & present

past I was born November 8,1985, an only child, raised by my mother, grandparents, aunts, and uncle. I grew up poor, in a tiny, old house, and entertained myself with old TV shows, music, and, eventually, the internet. I was a good student but hated school–I was bullied and lonely until we got our first computer. I took refuge in the internet, starting silly websites, teaching myself to design and...