Happy December!

Since November is over, I basically had this conversation with myself today. But even though my pledge to write a post a day in November is officially over, it felt wrong to just not write anything. Although I might not do a post a day now (because let’s face it, I think no post is […]

Psychological Survival

Growing up, I never really wore nail polish, especially on my fingers. Besides having a problem with nail-biting, I always just felt like nail polish was just too girly for me (which I now realize is ridiculous for a number of reasons, mostly just because there is nothing inherently bad about being girly and that […]

Lost In Translation

Language is a beautiful thing. I love the way words work and have often found myself stopping to appreciate the way certain sentences are written. Language is also a hard thing. Especially when it comes to speaking a language that isn’t your native tongue. In my lifetime, language barriers have caused instances of misunderstanding, miscommunication, […]

Imposter Syndrome: The Student Edition

Earlier today I met with a few of my old professors to talk to them about letters of recommendation for law school. It went really well, but that didn’t stop me from stressing out about it before hand. It was stressful for me for two reasons. One, I absolutely hate asking people for help. If […]

IKEA-d You Not

I should really stop putting off writing until 11 at night. Because then I am tired and I don’t feel funny. Let me rephrase that. I don’t feel like I can write funny (I may or may not actually feel funny). But my last two posts were super lame so I feel like I owe […]

Self Deals

The biggest problem with making a deal with yourself is that if you don’t follow through with it, the only person you really let down is you. And that when it is 11 at night and you still haven’t written anything but feel like you need to, you can’t blame anyone but yourself. I got […]


Headaches are the worst. I was going to finally write about Holy Envy, especially because I went to “Meet the Muslims” and it was fantastic. But I kind of just want to curl up in the dark and die. Or just sleep. I may have just yelled to Mom from across the hall that she […]

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

The year was 1998. The location South Berwick, Maine. Our little family was going to do something a bit different that year. Instead of making Thanksgiving Dinner, we were going to support the local chapter of VFW and eat with them. Thanksgiving morning, we all piled into our minivan and drove to the VFW. We […]

All The Funny Parts

In case you haven’t figured it out by psychologically analyzing my writing style or word choices or stories I’ve told, I am the youngest child. In many many ways, this is the best thing that has happened to me and I love it. So much so that I legitimately used to have nightmares when I […]