What Age 30 Deadline?

What, you’re almost 30 and not married?  No kids, house or full time job? We are no longer alone. What used to be the natural progression in life (college, job, marriage, baby) is becoming, it appears, a thing of the past. And the Generation Y-ers (those born from 1980-1995) don’t seem to be worried about […]

Next stop: Portland and roommates

It doesn’t look like it but my old wooden dresser fits perfectly in the back seat of my 99 Nissan.  I know this because, ironically, the thing has been in my car on the highway more times than I can count. In just the past two years it has bounced it’s way to five different […]

Timing might be the biggest factor in how our lives turn out

I honestly thought that turning 29 would spark something in my blogging mind. I haven’t felt very inspired lately even though a lot of things have been happening in my life.  I guess there are things I’m proud of, things I’m ashamed of, and things I’ve surprised myself with but I keep coming back to […]

Should anyone’s sexuality be newsworthy?

I get goosebumps every time I hear positive news responding to Michael Sam.  The most recent hopeful response came at Missouri’s home basketball game (http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=espn:10463868) when fans gave him a standing ovation. If you don’t know who Sam is, and you should, let me enlighten you. Michael Sam is a college senior who, one week […]

Why going to the movies alone isn’t a big deal at all

Running. Writing. Reading. These are all things I love to do and all things that are socially acceptable to do alone. Going to the Movies.  Going out to eat. Also things I love to do but not necessarily acceptable to do solo. Recently I decided I wanted to go to the movies… alone (dun, dun, […]