Author Archives: Amy Ruiz Fritz

About Amy Ruiz Fritz

Wine drinker, LEGO minifigure enjoyer, movie watcher, furniture re-arranger, Nook reader, traveler, online shopper, aphorism collector, cheese lover, humor blogger?

Why I abandoned Facebook

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Why I quit Facebook

Basically, I reached my limit on the bullshit that Facebook feeds us. About a year after the election, I am done. Done seeing propaganda, done seeing racism, done seeing sexism. Done seeing people just be dumb. Facebook is like constantly having company over. You enjoy the social interaction at first, but after a while it’s time to go. With Facebook,… Read more »

Random thoughts on a Pokemon Go Raid

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Pokemon Go Raid

A Pokemon Go raid is a feature to the mobile game that is supposed to enhance game play.  There is an aspect to this feature that I wish Niantic would remove: Private groups in Pokemon Go raids. I hate private groups. They are totally high school cliques. If you don’t know anyone, you feel like an idiot begging to join… Read more »

Pokemon Go Twin Cities Tips: Version 2.0

Pokémon Go Twin Cities

Still playing Pokémon Go like me? Of course you are! Welcome to my second installment of Pokémon Go Twin Cities tips! If you are planning to visit the Twin Cities, this series will give you an idea of what to expect when visiting some of these spots around the Twin Cities metro area. Feel free to check out the first… Read more »

Struggling to get pregnant: My sex ed classes lied to me.

Struggling to get pregnant.

I can’t believe I’m about to drown myself in hormones. If I don’t get pregnant after putting myself through a month long PMS session, I’m giving up. That will literally be the limit of my sanity. For the past year, we’ve been trying to get me pregnant. Every month, my period starts and the disappointment washes over my soul. By… Read more »

LEGO Minifigures Series 16 Bump Codes

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LEGO Minifigures Series 16 are out! Actually, they came out at the end of July. At least, I saw a few blog posts about them dated July 31st, but LEGO didn’t officially release them until September. Whatever, I now present LEGO Minifigures Series 16 Bump Codes! We found ours in mid-August at a Target. Usually, we get ours at the LEGO Store at… Read more »

Pokemon Go Twin Cities Tips

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Despite what some people in the media would have you believe, the Pokémon Go phenomenon is still going strong. If you’re like me, you’re a casual Pokémon Go player. You might play every day, but you probably haven’t gotten past level 20. I thought some people either visiting or casually playing might benefit from a few simple Pokémon Go Twin… Read more »