Author Archives: christinebyington

Phases – “I’m in Love With My Life”

I think we could all agree life is better than death. Maybe I am too close-minded in that thought. I have no experience with being dead so it’s pretty easy to sit atop my lofty perch and say life is … Continue reading

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Beck – “Dreams”

This week’s song is an upbeat one. Whenever this comes on Alt Nation I have to turn it up. I mean, not blaring. I’m not that hip. Then again I’d find it a fun story to receive a noise violation for blasting … Continue reading

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Jamie XX – “Loud Places”

There’s something satisfying about this song. I guess it’s just easy listening.

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Get Off My Lawn

I decided to make my triumphant return to blogging by pontificating about turning 30. Probably about other things as well. (Of course, this was after planning to do it and then forgetting to do it several times.) I am amazed … Continue reading

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Thoughts on First-Time Flight and Other Things

At age 28 I finally took my first plane ride. As I sit here contending with leftover lethargy from said flight, I want to reflect on the journey to and from St. Louis. I learned in my class in STL … Continue reading

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A Storefront Conversation

Last night I encountered a lively gent in front of my friendly neighborhood supermarket. The chap was selling portrait packages. “Eight photos for $10, giiiiirl!!” I had that brief moment of dread as I approached the store. This is not … Continue reading

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Losing and Gaining

I haven’t updated my blog in over a year! I thought offering wise words about changing one’s body would be a nice restart. I have been on and off exercise kicks (pun somewhat intended) for years. I never really saw … Continue reading

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