What is it about an enthusiastic man eating his way through Italy that got everyone going?

There are a few things I got into while stuck at home over the last year or so, like creating a home office space, labeling every container in my kitchen and watching Stanley Tucci make cocktails.

The last felt most meaningful, as I was able to watch Tucci shake it…the…


…and what a hopeful little muppet I was!

There’s been a lot of introspection this week as we approach the one-year mark on when things really hit the fan around here.

I run a humor/travel blog and associated Instagram account from San Diego, America’s Finest City, so it rarely gets too serious over there. …


Travel/Humor Blogger. Content Creator. Survivor of Polish Upbringing. Teller of Tales.

You’ve likely stumbled here by accident, or perhaps I posted this on social media somewhere under the guise of, “If you like me, you’ll click on this,” emotional blackmail at its finest.

All I’m really trying to do here is introduce you to me, so that you know what kind…


If there was ever a year to skip New Year’s resolutions, it’s this one. Seriously. They don’t matter.

If there was ever a year where New Year’s resolutions truly didn’t matter, it’s this one.

There are Americans out there who have barely come out of this year alive. I mean that quite literally. …


This holiday season, let’s reflect on all the strange things you enjoyed eating in the name of family tradition.

There’s a moment when every child of immigrants realizes that the food they grew up on is an acquired taste.

My parents are both from Poland. Most people know and love pierogi, those little pillows of buttered goodness, fried on bacon grease. …


If there’s no such thing as widespread voter fraud and “illegal voting,” what’s wrong with people in this moment? Seriously, though.

Yesterday morning, I watched with some amusement as Ivanka Trump proclaimed to her 10 million Twitter followers that her father, President-lame duck Donald Trump, had been called victorious in Alaska by the Associated Press:


Melania Trump received quite a bit of kudos last night for a speech that apparently exuded class. Is that all we want our women to be?

There’s been a lot of commentary today about how classy Melania Trump was in her address at the Republican National Convention last night.

The idea behind calling her classy seems to be less about the content of the words coming out of her mouth, which were, admittedly, much more measured…


My dog Kimmy Kibbler is afraid of everything, e.g. crunchy leaves, her own shadow. And yet, here we are, surviving together.

My dog Kimmy Kibbler is a very skittish dog.

She has a long list of things just around the neighborhood that make her nervous, like children on scooters, soda cans rolling down the street, motorcycles, crunchy leaves, and that giant inflatable arm man that wiggles and sways at the car…


Why are we so worried about offending the offensive? Should there be a purity test for when we should just cut a bigoted person loose?

There are things you’re told not to talk about at the dinner table: politics, religion…I’m sure there are others, likely related to sex stuff.

We’ve been conditioned not to rock the boat when we’re around folks that we just can’t put our finger on.

Uncle Joe might be a little…


Watching people’s reactions to coronavirus restrictions was rough, but seeing this self-serving white nonsense is so much worse.

I thought it would be people’s response to coronavirus restrictions that would test my patience to its limits.

After all, I’ve spent months watching people disregard science, posting photos of themselves having a great time with their friends because they were over it, or felt the measures were overblown, or…

Agnes Groonwald

travel/humor blogger | content creator | survivor of Polish upbringing | teller of tales | travelonthereg.com

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