You work hard for most of the year so those few weeks of holiday are a welcome break and an excellent opportunity to catch some rays, but the bank balance doesn’t always match your destination aspirations. Making up the shortfall in your finances so that you can take a well-earned trip with some short-term funding […]

It’s about time. I finally was able to get our Europe pictures uploaded to my computer, which means you will be taking a walk down memory lane with me today. I’m no Rick Steve’s (look him up if you don’t know who he is), but I’ll do my best to give you my honest thoughts […]

If you are my generation, I’m sure you’ve read a Goosebumps book or two in your day. Perhaps you recall the special editions that allowed you to pick your own path as you read through the book. It made reading interactive and definitely kept me engaged. Goosebumps was freakin’ awesome. Anyways, I just got back […]

I’ve been missing in action lately because I spent a long weekend in Boston with Girl Ninja. On our flight back to Seattle last night, I opted to watch Pitch Perfect with GN over write you all a new blog post. Maybe one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.  While I might not have […]

Girl Ninja is in her second year of teaching private school. She loves it. The parents are more involved. The administration is uber-supportive. And she has 22 kids in her class instead of 30. There are really only two downsides to her teaching at a private school. 1. The benefits are worse. She only gets […]


by Ninja on October 8, 2012 · 12 comments

So the hotel I’m staying at apparently doesn’t have free Internet in the room OR in the lobby. This could make blogging a little tricky. Frick. Standby. Stupid Hyatt.

We’re in Chicago

by Ninja on August 31, 2012 · 11 comments

It’s 2am. Im on a plane. I’m suffering from some pretty gnarly restless leg syndrome and I can’t sleep. Later today Girl Ninja and I will be at NBC studios in Chicago for our first ever TV interview. We are a little nervous (especially since there is a studio audience) and we don’t really know […]