Love in the Time of H1N1

[Hey there, hi there!  This is my potential trigger warning for survivors of sexual assault.  Nothing too graphic, but it is still discussed.  Take care of you.] “So,” Lorelai* started, “I...

“The mountains are calling and I must go.”   This phrase has been flooding everyone’s Pinterest and Instagram, since…well…the dawn of Pinterest and Instagram.  I, myself, have probably pinned it 3-7...

“What about Kyle?” This is anywhere from the first through third question people have asked me when I have told them I am taking a job in Virginia.  It makes sense....

I remember being somewhere in the middle of high school and lying under the pool table at my friend Elli’s house.  We were, of course, having the time of our lives,...

In the next few months I could be moving out of state, or just moving down the road.  I could take a job in Chicago, or find something stable here in...

I recently obtained some incredibly insightful advice from one of those Facebook reposts that has been copied and edited so many times it’s a little blurry and sort of looks like it...

Years ago, we were all crowded around my grandparent’s dull-gray folding table, working on this puzzle.  Maybe not this exact puzzle, of course.  This one I found at Second and Charles, a discount...

My flight included cookies. And pretzels. And a Diet Coke. Which sealed my fate as completely dumbfounded and eternally grateful for pretzels and cookies and Diet Coke and the immense amount...

“In the morning I’ll be with you But it will be a different kind I’ll be holding all the tickets And you’ll be owning all the fines” -Skinny Love 365 days...

*Disclaimer: Red wine makes me curse like a sailor, apparently.  Or it’s the Ludacris I’m listening to while I’m writing.  Either way, I didn’t write this as a bedtime story, if...