Ice Cream with a Side of Butterflies

A summer outing with my first lady crush that I'll never forget

By some stroke of luck, we’re right next to each other in line at the ice cream shop. Am I imagining it, or is she gravitating toward me on purpose? Read more.


Summer Lovin’ Week: Love at First Sight

Summer Lovin’ Week is a triple digit tribute to crushes of all kinds -- the ephemeral ones that melt away before the school year starts, and the formative ones that stick with you for the rest of your life. Read more.


30 Human Behaviors I Still Don’t Understand at Age 30

Are you guys ok?

This isn’t me being judgey or turning up my nose at other people. I’m genuinely baffled. If you do the things on this list, I’m quietly wondering if you have some kind of superhuman abilities that I’m missing out on. I’m also maybe the tiniest bit concerned for you. Read more.

#comics, #feels

Finding Self-Respect (Part 1)

An illustrated essay of self discovery

When people told me I lack self respect, I would draw a blank. Read more.

#feels, #popculture, #she-roes

Double Feature: Whip It & Bend It Like Beckham

Compulsory Heterosexuality (AKA Just Gals Bein' Pals)

So, don’t get me wrong, here. I am ALL ABOUT the power and importance of female friendship, but listen: sometimes it is genuinely more than friendship; sometimes it’s just gay. Read more.

#feels, #rando

10 Sleigh Bells Songs that Double as Incantations in the Event of an Apocalypse

When it comes to living your best crone life, the music that speaks to your heart should not go ignored. And when it comes to surviving the impending and probably inevitable apocalypse, we all need to be prepared. Read more.

#dothething, #feels, #popculture

Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now: A Playlist

Every day when your alarm goes off, your eyes flutter open and a sigh escapes your lips. Read more.


How a Childhood Friendship with a Narcissist Still Affects Me Today

Think about that friend you have who is impossible to make plans with. Read more.

#feels, #ideas, #rando

Skateboarding Dogs

A Meditation

Skateboarding dogs: a nearly universal balm to whatever’s ailing you, if only for a moment. Read more.

#feels, #popculture, #she-roes

7 Reasons Why General Leia Organa is the Hero We Need (and Deserve) Right Now

She’s a general, princess, leader of the Rebel Alliance, and a fascist-fighting badass — is there a better sci-fi lady to look to in our troubling times?

Leia’s tenacity and heroism are undeniable, essential, and resonant now more than ever. Here are 7 reasons General Organa is a hero worthy enough to face the challenges of our times. Read more.