The winds have changed. They’ve been blowing around me for the last year and a half, and I’m finally ready for the direction they’ve been trying to push me in. For me, the next big thing is tackling the piles of laundry in the room next to me. I can see them out of the […]
I wanted to set my cupcake on the counter and see an entire chunk on my fatty midsection simply fall to the floor. As if resisting the cupcake had some magical power to biologically take me back fifteen years to a skinnier place. I wasn’t really invested in the idea of working for it. After […]
We spent ten dollars on three tokens at the fair so our four-year-old could accidentally win a seventy-five cent goldfish. We didn’t think she’d actually win one. If we did, we would have redirected her back towards the petting zoo because that was free, and who doesn’t like to have a goat chew on their […]
Every year we drive from Colorado to Minnesota to celebrate the Fourth of July with family. We usually come home through Nebraska, but you can only see so many fields of corn before you start to wonder if you’re even moving. Our only other option was to go through a state that has almost as […]
The dishes are dirty, the floor needs vacuuming, and it's noisy. But, the company is warm and I hear the writing isn't too bad either.