Tag Archives: life

On the societal pressure to date, or, “I’m turning 25 this year. I’m single, and that’s fine.”

I’ll be 25 in a few months.  Which is how old my mom was when I was born (she’d been married to my dad for more than two years prior to my birth, btw). The realization kind of has me … Continue reading

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Things I have learned since “coming out” about my sexual assault

It’s been nearly six months since I was raped, and almost four since I first started talking about it publicly, by publishing a post right here on this blog. Although the support I’ve received has been tremendous, I’ve also had … Continue reading

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Farm update

As previously mentioned in earlier posts, I’m spending a month working on a small organic farm in Ferndale, WA– a couple of hours north of Seattle. In my last post about that, I was weepy and despairing.  I’d just arrived, … Continue reading

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The stories we tell: on living life, and owning it

This morning I started reading a book of personal essays by Chloe Caldwell called Legs Get Led Astray.  It’s really good, and has me thinking about how I should try my hand at creative nonfiction. A week ago, my friend Danielle … Continue reading

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Organic farming, day 1: Big Life Changes are Hard

Per what I said in my most recent blog post, I’m currently living in a little town called Ferndale, Washington (less than an hour south of Vancouver, B.C., Canada), working on a small organic farm.  I’ll be here until June … Continue reading

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My day in food

One day recently while mindlessly perusing the Internet, I came across a comment from someone who said, “I’m a non-vegetarian who eats mostly vegetarian food.” That describes me quite well.  I’m basically a vegetarian, unless my mom cooks white meat … Continue reading

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Why self care is really effing important

I’m going to preface this post by saying a few things: 1) I’ve not been the most diligent about blogging since I opened an account on WordPress.  I used to blog all the time, but for some reason or another, … Continue reading

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