Learning to Accept Silence

I am often resistant to accepting advice from others. Like Prince, I perform a graceful embodiment of an air of casual arrogance - a talent, I think, as women continue to face pressure to be overtly malleable especially to the opinions of men and men-centric society. Every once in a while, however, there is a … Continue reading Learning to Accept Silence

Mastering Emotional Volatility

Guidance is as irritating to youth as taxes are to working adults with no dependents. "Don't tell me what to do with my life!" is now our "Why does the Government get to decide what I do with my money?". I feel it, but still feel qualified to give my two cents. For reasons only … Continue reading Mastering Emotional Volatility

Thoughts While At Gardella’s on a Saturday Night

A short write up of inner thoughts and happenings from a typical Saturday at Gardella's Tavern in Grand Rapids, MI.    The line just got really short, really fast. I wonder if they're still letting people in. Nevermind, it was the $5 cover charge that apparently is turning everyone away. (wonder what they think cover … Continue reading Thoughts While At Gardella’s on a Saturday Night

Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser’s Oil Cleansing Creme Duo – Review

I joined #Influenster a little over a month ago and finally am reviewing the first box I received! It came with two Bumble and Bumble products - the Hairdresser's Oil Cleasning Creme Duo, and the Invisible Oil from the same line. My hair is so finicky, y'all. One day it's silky and easy to manage, … Continue reading Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser’s Oil Cleansing Creme Duo – Review

How To Say Something Meaningful

Last year, I did an interview with the lovely Kt for WYCE discussing my journey in poetry since I left Dartmouth 1 year and 10 days ago that day. (Can you tell I got my ivy league diploma and dipped? Yeah, that's what happened.) Me? Speak explicitly about the pieces I've written as though I identify … Continue reading How To Say Something Meaningful