Confessions of a Sleep-Texter

I am a reformed sleepwalker turned sleep-texter. What is a sleep-texter? I text in my sleep. I Snapchat in my sleep. I write cryptic notes to myself about my dreams while I sleep. I draw in marker on my side table while I sleep. Luckily, I don't sleepwalk much these days, my 50 Greatest Hits …

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As My Phone Disappeared Beneath the Tire of the Car Doing 45 MPH I Realized Today Would Be Rough

By Allyson Morin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahzr-BO6kww&lc=z23gfxmjari5x3dhv04t1aokgfzgjtoyvx5htubidhtbbk0h00410 Yesterday my day began with a four and a half hour commute to work and came to a head as I stood in the middle of an intersection watching a car doing 45 mph run over my cell phone. Of all the ways for a crappy cell phone to bite the …

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Embarrassing Childhood Stories | Chat While I Clean

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQCx3aWUVEE&t=14s I meant to have this video up last night, but it's been sort of a hard week. Today I half-heartedly clean a shelf while I tell you embarrassing stories from my childhood. I'll tell you about the time I joined the fifth-grade band and ruined everything, as well as about the time that same …

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Old Prom Dress Try On!

https://youtu.be/MXVDra7gU48 Wow, Ally, you must be in a weird mood. You're exactly right, friend. Today I am reliving the high school magic of braces, awkward relationships, and socks stuffed in my shirt by trying on my old prom dresses. Prepare to be dazzled. This is what 2 a.m. and access to iMovie gets ya. Which …

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My First Night of College, Not Like The Movies

https://youtu.be/f4ugCMfyhC8 In today's video, I recall my first night of college and the embarrassing way I introduced myself to my dorm floor. I moved away to college for the first time in the fall of 2014. The university I attended offered to move in students the day before the official move-in date if for some reason …

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Letters to Myself: Sharing My Decade Old Time Capsule

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=442E74Wdmw8&feature=youtu.be Thanks for stopping by! My name is Allyson. I am a recent college graduate, a writer and a traveler with stories to share. In this video, I read letters I wrote to my future self as an 11-year old, a 13-year-old and an 18-year-old and share some perspective I have gained over the years. …

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What My First Pet Taught Me About Death

My parents bought my first dog on the spur of the moment and named her after a license plate. Her name was Zoe, like the last three letters of our license plate, Z-O-E, not Zoey or Zöe as I corrected teachers who circled my spelling with red circles through school. I loved Zoe. We were almost exactly …

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