Eating Healthy at the Fair

One of my favorite parts about the summer is going to my local fair. As someone somewhat far removed from the rural areas of America, I find it pretty neat to see farm animals face-to-face and learn about local agriculture. But let’s face it – that’s not all there is to see. I always drop some money playing carnival games, maybe check out a few rides, and indulge … Continue reading Eating Healthy at the Fair

Rewind: Extinction

After finishing up another binge of “Community” on Hulu, I sidled over to Netflix to see if there were any good one-off movies that could fill the remaining few hours of my rainy, drizzly day. After scrolling through what felt like an overwhelming amount of movies featuring washed up comedians (looking at you Adam Sandler and David Spade), I caught a trailer for an alien … Continue reading Rewind: Extinction

The Value of a Game

I’ve been spending a lot of time as an observer on forums and comments sections lately, partly because debates via social media oft end up frustrating rather than intellectually-stimulating, and partly because it’s been some good fodder for thought. This week, I was reading a review thread on a newly launched game and noticed this comment: “People still pay $60 for a game at launch?” … Continue reading The Value of a Game

Meal-Talk Monday: Fast Food Fixin’s

One of the major themes of my Meal-Talk Monday posts has been keeping my meals light, quick, and easy. Now, don’t get me wrong. Some of the best and healthiest meals take a lot of prep work – and they’re well worth the effort. But especially during the summer, I’m busier than ever and I simply don’t have the time to invest in cooking. Sometimes, I … Continue reading Meal-Talk Monday: Fast Food Fixin’s