Is This a Memorial Day Hangover or a Period-Induced Existential Crisis?

I have never handled failure very well. Not even failure necessarily, but the absence of success. I hate that shit. Because I want to be successful in the things that I want to do, but oftentimes I'm not sure what success entails. How do you reach for something when you're not sure if you're doing … Continue reading Is This a Memorial Day Hangover or a Period-Induced Existential Crisis?

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Family Functions in the Age of Trump

When I talk about "my family," there are two separate entities I could be referring to: my immediate family or my extended family. I'm super close to my immediate family. We all share a sense of humor, and for the most part we're all fairly progressive in our political and social views. My parents have … Continue reading Family Functions in the Age of Trump

The Intersection Between Judgement, Coffee Shop Laptop Guys, and Me

My family is on a raft in the middle of West Virginia, save for my mom. She opted to stay home and read instead of brave the rapids. Understandable to many. The rapids instructor was making conversation with us to pass the time in a slow area of the river and had asked us about … Continue reading The Intersection Between Judgement, Coffee Shop Laptop Guys, and Me