Howdy folks, I’m baaack!

Howdy folks, I’m baaack! Yup, after two months of falling off the blogging bandwagon, I’m finally ready to write again. I was getting worried that I was turning into one of those bloggers that started off strong and then fizzled off over time.

So what’s happened in the meantime?  I guess life happened, that’s what.   Continue reading


I blog for myself and for… Huffington Post?!

Howdy, folks!  I’m baaack!  It’s been a while since my last post, since I was busy playing Hostess-with-the-Mostest and Tour Guide to Switzerland for my family the past two weeks.

I just sent my parents off to the airport this morning, ran some errands, did three loads of laundry, converted my temporary bed back into a futon, baked some brownies to bring to work tomorrow, and still need to clean my place (it’s amazing how much of a mess five people can make in a two-bedroom apartment within two weeks).

Now I have a lot of blogging catch-up to do, but the break was definitely worth it.  It was really great to see my family again after a whole year–especially since my brother’s visit also coincided with my birthday–but more on that later.

Right now I need to write about something exciting that happened yesterday…  I got contacted by HuffPost Live to join one of their live web segments!   Continue reading

Zurich’s Yelper of the Week!

Woo-hoo, I’m Zurich’s Yelper of the Week!  What does this mean?  Lots of fame on Talk, Facebook, and Twitter…  but too bad no fortune.  Haha…

You may think I jest about the fame, but let me tell you–yesterday I walked into Kennedy’s Irish Pub for the first time, and the first thing that someone said to me was, “Oh, so YOU’RE the I-Lin.  Spelled I-…”  And he congratulated me for being Yelper of the Week.  Continue reading

My first post!

My very first post!  Yes, the title is not very inspiring, but as I’m new to the blogging world, it’s going to take me a bit to get up to speed.  Welcome, dear reader, and thank you for being one of the few and the mighty to actually read this.  Please stay tuned for some (hopefully) more inspiring posts yet to come…