Category Archives: Wisconsin
Folksy places have their dark side.
As the days now grow shorter and the nights darker, I try to let the metaphor of autumn give me hope instead of melancholy.
The laughter flowed freely, as if the devastation of the last few days had dammed it up until it burst from us all at once.
Roommate night has sustained us through breakups, engagements, angst, hopes, and now even a pandemic.
I’d known when Josh and I started dating that I might have to leave. But staying was within our grasp, and it feels nice to know what your future is going to look like.
I didn’t like my room when I first moved in. It didn’t have Flynn, for one thing.
That’s a heavy con for Madison (Pros: Government job benefits, Roommate Night with my best friends, a church that has become home, cheese).
I don’t know what home means without you.
But for me—a Wisconsin sports fan all too familiar with gut-wrenching disappointment—it’s difficult to fully lean into the excitement without the nagging feeling that heartbreak is on the horizon.