travel

16 Things I Have Learned in 26 Years

Usually when someone makes a list like this they have one piece of advice for each year they’ve been alive, but let’s be honest: I learned very little in the first ten years of my life except all of the lyrics to every Spice Girls, BSB and Hanson song. Also, 26 pieces of advice would […] Read more…

Oh, what a year to have yeared!

In the wise words of an ancient philosopher (Socrates, I believe), “of all the years to have yeared in recent years, this year has certainly been one of the yeariest.” Yeah, I made that up, but it’s been a very full year so that is my most accurate description. It is 12pm on New Year’s […] Read more…

A travel memoir for funny girls who trip up a lot

In anticipation of my exciting trip to Ireland and the UK tomorrow, I found myself at a local bookstore perusing the “literary travel” section. I was looking for a funny book about traveling. Okay, to be more specific,  I was looking for a funny book written by a down-on-her-luck, clumsy young woman who travels to […] Read more…

Lisa Tries New Things!

I’m going to try something new, besties. I was thinking about branching off and creating a separate blog called “Lisa Tries New Things” where I can publish all of my posts about the exciting and fun new things that I try, but Boyfriend told me I should keep it all here on Damsel because I’ve […] Read more…

Let Me Tell You About St. John’s, Newfoundland.

A video essay about Canadian pride during the last winter Olympics held in Canada has resurfaced on Facebook so I watched it and got goosebumps again and was instantly filled with patriotism. That patriotism lingered in my system for awhile and narrowed itself down a bit more from Canadian patriotism to Newfoundland patriotism. Not many […] Read more…

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