Owning It

Owning It

“Darling, just fucking own it.” These words are engraved on a bracelet my roommate gave me for Christmas. If I could choose any words to sum up the close of 2017, it would be these. As another year ends, I can’t help but think about how exhausted I am. I know, I’m supposed to say [...]

It’s No Big Deal

It’s No Big Deal

I’ve been unsettled for days. So unsettled that I’ve been nauseous and thought I must be getting sick. Turns out I don’t have the flu, just a really bad case of anxiety. Classic. This “me too” movement is painful, right? Who knew two simple words could bring so much hurt? It’s simultaneously comforting and terrifying [...]

Run the World

Run the World

On the wake of Taylor Swift's badass Bad Blood music video world premiere, I can't help but reflect on the friendships I've had with girls over my lifetime (and also how in the world all those ladies in the music video were so insanely fierce - like really, squad goals). I mean, I haven't always [...]

More Than Words

More Than Words

When I was a little girl, I used to be entirely too shy. I wasn’t really interested in talking to kids at school (and could absolutely not talk to boys without turning a shade of crimson). The kids were fine and all, but I had these books. All kinds. Hundreds of them. I devoured books [...]