“Pain demands to be felt.” –John Green, The Fault in Our Stars When we decided to go to the Oklahoma City National Memorial, I truly didn’t think much about it. I thought, “we like museums” and “I heard there’s a lovely lawn with some commemorative chairs or something?” “If nothing else,” I thought, “I’ll get … Continue reading Visiting the Oklahoma City National Memorial
We didn't give each other gifts this Christmas, promising that we'll take a road trip soon instead. Well, "soon" turned into a few months later but we finally made good on our promise to one another. When I would tell people that we were using our quick vacation to visit Oklahoma City, most people said … Continue reading What to Do, See, and Eat in Oklahoma City
People who know me, know that I've been talking about downsizing a lot the past few months. People who know me really well, know that I haven't been doing anything except for talk about downsizing a lot for the past few months. Yeah I haven't made a move at all. It's overwhelming! And where on … Continue reading Introducing a New Series: G2G
Roses are red, Violets are blue. If you want to smile today, baby, you do you. I feel like I write about Valentine's Day every year. And it's true, I do. But it's just because I think it's so misunderstood. It can be so disappointing--especially as a woman. Damn you gender norms! When I was … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
One thing I’ve always been mindful of… possibly to the point of being self-conscious is the Angry Feminist trope. There’s something about being angry that manages to delegitimize what it is you’re trying to say. It shouldn’t—but it does, to the rest of the world. Think about it. It’s so much easier to just disregard … Continue reading “You’ve Got the Right to be Mad”