Momentum

I have this love/hate relationship with momentum. That thing that keeps you going at often inconceivable speeds is also the thing that makes it really difficult to stop. The “keep going” part I get and I love, but the “not stopping” part I struggle with and I hate. Last Sunday I found myself in bed, … Continue reading Momentum

Loud

I come from a long line of loud women. Loud in the sense of volume, but also in the sense of speaking up, truthfully, regardless of whether or not it’s welcome.  Though their honesty may have cost them a few friendships (often with people who weren’t worth keeping around anyways), I’ve always been impressed by … Continue reading Loud

Don’t pry open a can of peas with your bare hands and other life lessons from my 23rd year

As my birthday month comes to a close, I’m faced with the inevitable existential questions one asks as they inch a year closer to death: am I where I thought I would be? Did I have enough fun in my youth? Am I still in my youth? What’s missing from my life? Should I get … Continue reading Don’t pry open a can of peas with your bare hands and other life lessons from my 23rd year