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iPhone Home Screen // February 2019

February 19, 2019
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 3 minutes It only took me 3 tries to spell February correctly in the title. I’ll call that a win. For those of you who are unfamiliar, this post is part of a new series chronicling the evolution of my iPhone home screen over the year. As part of my year of no, I am actively working…

iPhone Home Screen // January 2019

January 16, 2019
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 2 minutes My goal to say No more often this year is one that I’ve been working towards for some time. For the last 6 months or so, I’ve been down to one screen of apps on my iPhone. My home screen, though, is constantly evolving as I need it to. This series will document how my home screen…

Mom’s American Dream

January 15, 2018
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the late 1980s, my mother came to the United States with a couple of bucks in her pocket. She planned on bringing more, but on the day she was to leave she woke to the news that the government, at the time a military dictatorship, had frozen the banks. She still tells me stories…

My Top 5 Must-Listen Podcasts + 3 Podcast Listening Tips

December 18, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 7 minutes Did you ever own a walkman? I did. I remember it quite distinctly in fact. I remember carrying around this heavy thing and then finagling the wires and wearing the big bulk headset with mediocre sound quality. sarcasm Oh man, those were the days. Today, we get to carry a walkman PLUS a phone PLUS…

The Great Morning Routine Experiment: Fixing What’s Broken

November 29, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 9 minutes Imagine waking up day in and day out recognizing that something isn’t working but not really knowing how to fix it. Since I’ve gotten back from my trips to Brasil, Europe (France and Spain + Portugal) and Texas (for FinCon and MilBlogging), it has taken me this long to finally feel like I’m resettled (though, let’s…