Choosing Figs | Neurotic as Hell | A Travel, Lifestyle, and Life List Blog

Mostly music.

We now return to our regularly scheduled blogging…

…Yeah, so I’ve strayed a bit over the last couple days and decided to just post some random snippets of things I work on. I may try to post more of my writing snips just for the hell of it. I apologize in advance…

1. Yesterday I had a nice Valentines treat of seeing a rather depressing opera. It was about a group of nuns who were killed. Despite the fact that it was kind of a downer, it was pretty damn awesome and I highly recommend it. The staging was just beautiful. Go see Dialogue of the Carmelites. Gogogo!

2. My fav American Idol contestant made it to the top 24!!!! He best make it all the way! Go Chris! (damn, I just read his profile and he’s married! 🙁 )

3. I am only slightly obsessed with Mika right now:

4. Worst catch phrase in reality TV history: “See you later, decorator

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Hi, I'm Val. I spent most of my 20s in a standstill, unable to pick which path in life I wanted to take. I wanted the nomadic life of a traveler but also wanted the husband, the condo, and the kitten. Unable to decide which life I wanted more, I did nothing. When I turned 30 I’d had enough of putting my life on hold and decided to start “choosing my figs.” So, I quit my job, bought a one-way ticket to Europe, and traveled for three years. Now I'm back in Chicago, decorating my apartment in all the teal, petting my cats, and planning my next adventure.

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