10 Photos to Avoid Should I Go Missing

10 Photos to Avoid Should I Go Missing

In the event of my tragic disappearance, due to a natural disaster, serial killer or mental breakdown, you may be overwhelmed with emotion and find yourself unable to pick the best pictures for the police and media to distribute. To assist in my own recovery and prevent my friends and family from yet again sharing […]

I Have Shaky Hands

I Have Shaky Hands

One of my biggest anxieties is that a stranger will ask me to take a photo of them. I wasn’t always afraid of this, that my hands would shake so much that I’d be unable to take a photograph and an entire family of German tourists would watch, puzzled as I shook their phone at […]

With This Ikea Trip I Thee Cohabitate

With This Ikea Trip I Thee Cohabitate

Sacred vows for couples who dare to enter Ikea.

Gilmore Girls Full Circle

Gilmore Girls Full Circle

The internet, at least my internet, is swarmed with Gilmore Girls articles in preparation for the Thanksgiving revival, and still I feel the need to tell my Gilmore Girls tale. Perhaps that’s what’s special about the show – it seeps into your DNA, especially if you were growing up while it first aired. Now that […]

Blogging About My Blog

Blogging About My Blog

I’ve been writing Excellent Notion since January of 2009, which means that I’ve changed a lot since the founding of this fine site. My relationship with blogging has also evolved.

The Worst of the Fashion Bloggers III

The Worst of the Fashion Bloggers III

In previous installments of The Worst of the Fashion Bloggers, I have combed lookbook.nu, a one-stop-shop for wannabe fashion bloggers, searching for the ridiculous and alarming.