Category Archives: Happy Things

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A Lighter Look At Life Lately

Date: January 25, 2017 at 9:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 27

I started writing this post by laying into all the harshness, nastiness, and all-around terribleness of the internet lately. Beyond just the political climate — can I get an ugh? — the internet feels extra harsh lately. But then I realized, […]

A Silly Survey Because WHY NOT?

Date: January 9, 2017 at 6:28 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 19

A few weeks (months?) ago, I was reading Glamour, and the issue featured a Q&A with Justin Bieber. I think he’s done a decent job turning his career back around and redeeming himself, don’t you? He uses so many dancers in his videos […]

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Dear 2017...

Date: January 4, 2017 at 12:19 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 30

Dear 2017, It’s so nice to make your acquaintance! I’ll be honest, I wasn’t sure how I was going to feel about you. I’ve been sick for a few months now, so I didn’t know if 2017 would be the […]

My Best Of 2016

Date: December 30, 2016 at 9:38 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

At most recent glance, 2016 was hardly a banner year. On the global stage, the tragedies have seemed endless, the political situations, well, dire. There’s been a steady stream of sad celebrity deaths, and the internet seems to be fueled […]

I Was A Guest On I'll Have Another With Lindsey Hein!

Date: November 28, 2016 at 5:12 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 15

Hello! How was your Thanksgiving? Important question: What’s your favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner? I like traditional bread stuffing with gravy on it. I also like buttered dinner rolls (smothered in gravy), and whatever’s for dessert (smothered in chocolate). This […]

Things That Made Me Smile This Week

Date: November 18, 2016 at 11:11 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 11

Want to smile? So do I. Here are a few things that made me smile this week. This video, which I cannot stop watching. It makes me laugh and cry [happy tears], and the song brings me back to my […]

Life Lately

Date: October 19, 2016 at 12:49 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

How about a little break from all the Crohn’s talk? I know — I could use a break from it, too. I really do think I’m getting better, slowly but kinda surely. I still have stomach discomfort plus a good amount of […]

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High Fives For Friday

Date: July 29, 2016 at 6:28 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 18

Happy Friday! This week has been…weird? I’ve been in a funk. Nothing is wrong, I’ve just been cranky and unmotivated and blah-ish. So in the spirit of my blah-ness, here is a mindless post about nothing. Because sometimes, answering arbitrary questions about my […]

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The Day I Met Celine Dion

Date: July 22, 2016 at 7:26 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 36

Welp. All my dreams have officially come true. This morning, I met Céline Dion. I went to the Today show concert, and I lived for every moment Céline was onstage. I laughed (when she sang Rihanna’s “Work” during sound check), I cried (when she […]

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Currently... (Turkey sandwiches! Paris! Celine Dion!)

Date: July 19, 2016 at 11:25 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 19

Last night, in an act of total narcissism, I went back and re-read a bunch of my blog posts from when I was building up my mileage and training for my first marathon. It was kind of joyful reading about […]