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A word about getting back together with your ex

So here's some gossip-worthy news, if you haven't put two and two together yet: Taylor and I (yes, the boyfriend I was with for just shy of four years, then broke up with, then spent six months learning who I was without) are back together. I'll start by saying that I hate that terminology -… Continue reading A word about getting back together with your ex

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Why Portland is the Greatest City in the World, No I’m Serious, Stop Arguing You’ve Already Lost.

So next week marks a full three months since I moved to Portland. I know, I know, that's not completely true. Technically I moved to the Portland area a little over a year ago, but aside from my god-awful daily commute, I didn't do a whole lot of exploring in the City Proper. Which is nothing… Continue reading Why Portland is the Greatest City in the World, No I’m Serious, Stop Arguing You’ve Already Lost.

Poetry · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Senior Poetry Contest – The Final Poem!

Alright, y'all... here it is. The final installment of the three-poem series that won me the Senior Poetry Contest in 2007. I know you're probably dying of anticipation. Your lips are plump and crisp, like purple grapes that dot the vine. And when we kiss, I can't help but to bite them in my mind.… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Senior Poetry Contest – The Final Poem!

Humor · Lists

Why Weddings are Basically the Best Thing Ever and We Should All Totally Just Get Married Every Day

Last weekend, I got a collective eight hours of sleep over a 72-hour period.There was a time in my life when I probably would have said that ain't no thang (presumably the same time of my life when I was listening to a lot of Outkast), but nowadays - in my perpetual march toward middle-agedness - such a… Continue reading Why Weddings are Basically the Best Thing Ever and We Should All Totally Just Get Married Every Day