Hi there, friend! I’ve been busy since I last checked in with a happiness post. Let’s see…

I went to Pennsylvania to check out Happy Place, which is very aptly named (stay tuned for tons of photos in my Instagram like this one and a video montage!).

I drove to DC to participate in my 8th (9th? I really need to sit down and count) No Pants Subway Ride! It was so much fun and we even got in the Washington Post! I’m about to make the post for that, so stay tuned!

I started a new tradition of having a Dad Daughter Date Day every month, and my dad and I went exploring in Bethesda to a fabric store, a CBD store, a witch store, and IKEA. We got lunch and dinner, talked and caught up on so much, I even got to show him my planner, and of course he insisted on washing my car! Oh, dads. I love mine so much.

I finally did something I’ve been meaning to do, involving dressing in all red, bringing a tiny inflatable tube man, and finding a giant inflatable tube man. I posted it online and the feedback was incredible, including Kaitlin Olson (from It’s Always Sunny, my favorite show, who this video was inspired by), reposting me! Hell yes!

There have also been several magical synchronicity moments where I’ve stopped to rethink things and enjoy life, like the epiphany I had on my walk, blowing bubbles at the National Mall as the sunset and seeing my vision board come to life, and something that I’ve been waiting eleven years for, almost to the day, happened. I had to pull over on the side of the road during rush hour in the freezing cold wearing almost no clothes to witness it, but it made me sob uncontrollable happy tears, remembering that I am where I need to be. Want to see what I’m talking about? Keep scrolling!

What have you been up to?!

Here are some posts you might want to catch up on:

Here’s what I’ve been into lately…

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Pictures from last week:

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Visiting The Happy Place

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Singing “Bring Me To Life” by Evanescence (both parts) with April

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Trying Pudge’s cheesesteaks while we were in Philadelphia

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Beacons of hope

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Bright yellow flowers in winter

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This amazing addition to the porch for winter decor

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Seeing Lola use my planner!

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The magical color of this car

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A new tradition of a monthly Dad Daughter Date Day

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How when I bring the birthday party supplies this is how they get used at my friends’ houses/parties

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Joe capturing this photo of me sleeping very ridiculously and naturally

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Moon phases on digital billboards

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Rubber duck claw machines

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Astronaut dogs

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Taking a moment to rest my feet and eat food truck dinner in front of Kusama’s pumpkin in the statue garden

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Finally getting to see a murmuration of the magnitude I’ve always wanted (see below for the video)

Extra Sparkle: * Packing bags of activities for road trips * Hugging the biggest rubber duck ever * Wearing glittery fishnets so much * Seeing Joe and me together in the Washington Post * Watching Obvious Child, Leslie Jones’ new stand up * Such sincere reviews for my planner, I’m so touched! * Not even realizing I was in the biggest mall in the US * Realizing I didn’t lose my wallet * Stories about my farting in my sleep (I am hilarious 24/7) * Seeing that your ex is doing well * Dark Hershey’s chocolate miniatures * Comfy socks as a gift from Laura * Having an epiphany on my walk about not being stuck (I did a whole video about it!) * Having the house to myself for an evening to run wild * Opportunities for small gigs from friends to make extra money * Refreshing my wealth corner (Feng Shui) with new bamboo, a jade plant, dusting, etc.

Upcoming Unusual Holidays

16 – Appreciate A Dragon Day
16 – Quinoa Day
17 – Mentoring Day
17 – Fetish Day
18 – Thesaurus Day
18 – Use Your Gift Card Day
19 – Popcorn Day
19 – Snow Day
20 – Penguin Awareness Day
20 – Cheese Lovers Day
21 – Hugging Day
21 – Cheesy Socks Day
22 – Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day
22 – Roe Vs. Wade Day


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What’s on your happiness list this week?