Beaches in Ireland

29th Feb, 2016

Our friend Hannah warned us that around the town of Cork, Ireland, people became very possessive of their beaches. I thought I misheard her, naturally. “This bitch belongs to no…

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Sunset over Durham, North Carolina

17th Feb, 2016

Durham felt familiar somehow. Neither of us┬áhad ever been there before, but the streets weren’t foreign to us. When the light of the setting sun hit a row of brick…

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Standing Up For Yourself As a Woman...

4th Feb, 2016

The prescription says “post coital.” It actually says that on the bottle. When the doctor told me my instructions for taking the antibiotic, I sincerely did not think that he…

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In Ireland, We Encounter Sheep and Cows....

20th Jan, 2016

I spend a lot of my waking hours feeling subtle pangs of regret for all the things I should have said but didn’t, for all the tiny little things that…

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Dante’s 10th Circle of Hell Is...

12th Jan, 2016

I don’t like horror movies. I think it’s because I don’t find violence or death to be that entertaining. I’m not trying to be holier-than-thou – I just really, really…

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Timfoolery: The Yearlong Prank That...

5th Jan, 2016

Believe me when I tell you, as unlikely as it sounds, that we did it out of love. In the end, anyway. When it started, it wasn’t quite that. It…

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Rainy Days, Sunny Dispositions in...

29th Dec, 2015

When we were in Ireland, it rained. Like, a lot. It rained as we wandered through the streets of Cork, and it rained as we explored Elizabeth Fort. After a…

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Musings on Getting Recognized In Real...

1st Dec, 2015

If you have a blog, and tend to pepper it with photos of yourself making out with your husband- AHEM. As I was saying, if you have a blog, and…

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Empathy Doesn’t Need A Passport.

16th Nov, 2015

I was in Oklahoma when the news of the attacks on Paris broke, but my heart and mind have been in the City of Light ever since.

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