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Top Ten Things to Do on Roommate Night

Roommate night has sustained us through breakups, engagements, angst, hopes, and now even a pandemic.

Change of Plans

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. 

East Washington

I didn’t like my room when I first moved in. It didn’t have Flynn, for one thing.


“I’m glad you’re here, Will,” said David, “because Sarah and I have an announcement to make.”

Pros and Cons

That’s a heavy con for Madison (Pros: Government job benefits, Roommate Night with my best friends, a church that has become home, cheese).

F is for Fermata

I don’t know what home means without you.

Fear the Deer

Fear the Deer

by | Apr 28, 2019 | 0 comments

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.



I’m just trying to say that given what little is truly required of uncles, it follows that the bond between parent and child, when pursued in good faith, has no parallel.

Let It Snow

Let It Snow

In other words, despite my litany of previous posts to the contrary, Advent may yet find me sneaking into back-row pews and singing “O Come, O Come Emmanuel.”

That’s Right (You’re Not From Texas, But Neither Am I, I Guess)

That’s Right (You’re Not From Texas, But Neither Am I, I Guess)

Get your laughs in, Midwesterners, but for eight-year-old Caitlin, Texas was paradise.

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