Before: I wouldn’t write a personal post like this for fear of potential employers, current employers or past employers seeing it. What would they think? Would it change…… Read more “The happy girl can be the sad one, too”
We tend to wait until November to think about why we are thankful. But even then, our thoughts are clouded by the gift-giving season. Why wait to develop gratitude?
How can I care about personal goals?
It’s the Friday of Labor Day weekend, and I am writing an overdue blog post. Overdue because my goal is to write at least one post a week, but…… Read more “How can I care about personal goals?”
Sometimes you’ve got to give in to win
I must confess the truth. Leaving Chicago has been the best decision I’ve ever made in my life. I tried. I really did try to make…… Read more “Sometimes you’ve got to give in to win”
Allowing myself to wallow
Each week I experience, at least once, what many call “the blues.” Yes, I live in the “greatest country on earth.” Yes, I experience white privilege on…… Read more “Allowing myself to wallow”
Why I succeed at failing
I have been letting myself down a lot this past year. I’ve been making excuses for why I’m treading water. I’ve been blaming the universe for giving me…… Read more “Why I succeed at failing”
The “Bite Me” Chronicles Return
For the past two months I have been helping my mom clear out my grandpa’s house and now our own home, my childhood home, as she readies…… Read more “The “Bite Me” Chronicles Return”
And Then There Were Two
Only two full months left until the end of 2014…and where do I see my year ending? At my two jobs, in my cozy (I refuse to…… Read more “And Then There Were Two”
15 Years Later Things Remain Different
I've known these people for either 15 years, 15 months, or 15 minutes. I think this picture symbolizes what these next few months will be like — catching… Read more "15 Years Later Things Remain Different"
“You must constantly ask yourself these questions…”
"You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me reading? What have they got… Read more "“You must constantly ask yourself these questions…”"