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Life After the Second Year

What if we chose to invest like we’ll be here for ten years or more, and that investment became a reality?

How To Find a Great Haircut Without Losing Your Dignity

He put his clippers down, walked around the chair, sat down on a bench facing me, and put his head in his hands.

Things I Don’t Do

I don’t use Instagram or Snapchat, I don’t work sixty-hour weeks, I don’t watch Game of Thrones.

The Unlikely Sports Fan

As the game went into double-overtime (that’s a thing?), I was stress-eating a Pop-Tart when I finally realized I was being ridiculous.

Extended Stays

For the past week and a half I’ve been staying at an extended stay hotel in St. Louis, which was not a concept I was familiar with until I booked it.

Open Seating

“I’m actually on a connecting flight, traveling to a corn hole tournament. It’s a pretty big deal,” the man in the seat behind me announced. 

To Clean Out a Room

To Clean Out a Room

by | Aug 11, 2018 | 0 comments

I don’t like change, and I am an anxious person. Nice to meet you.



We drove home and argued. Why was I so angry? About something so small? It’s not about that; it’s about the fact that I feel useless and nothing seems to be going the way it was supposed to go.

How Their Stories Became Mine

How Their Stories Became Mine

The US eventually emerged from The Great Depression, but my grandmother did not.

Battlefield: Ferguson

Battlefield: Ferguson

If there is a silver lining to the tragedy of Ferguson, it is that official eyes have been opened to the dangers of police militarization.

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