Hi again, friends. I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you there are drafts in WordPress I’ve started and abandoned over the last few months. Ideas that sprouted on my laptop then at some point didn’t feel good enough worth publishing. But I’m back now and full of new ideas. Ideas that include a personal essay series and more outfit posts but in a bit of a different fashion than before. (Pun sorta intended.) For… View Post

Instagram is a romanticist. If Instagram was a person, he wouldn’t be the guy to remind you that there are people starving in the world, when you don’t eat half of your purple acai bowl topped with blueberries and flax seeds that you ordered partly to take a photo of. Even the more emotional side of Instagram, the side embodied by moody screen grabs of cult 80s films accompanied by an antsy quote like “we’re… View Post

I recently learned I’m a part of Generation Z, technically, which partly negates several things I’ve written about millennials with personal anecdotes. I guess I’m on the cusp, the first (or second, depending on which publication you read,) year of the new generation. So, claiming both, these are some of the things my two generations have in common: mirror selfies, mom jeans and a deep, conflicting, complex love of smartphones. Bringing those three things together,… View Post

You have a day off. It’s a rare occurrence, actually having uninterrupted free time. I mean, it’s not totally uninterrupted. There’s that piece due, and you really should text your family/friends/that person you said you’d meet up with that you’ve been waiting for a free minute to see. What about those articles piling up in your to-read list? Weren’t you going to finish that book, the one you’re reading half a chapter at a time?… View Post

This is my “things are getting mighty personal” face. On the way back from a recent weekend trip to Lake Placid, I jotted down a post idea in my phone. This happens probably every day, whether it’s a serious story idea, a funny blog post idea, or anything in between. Most of the time, the ideas stay in my notes app (rip to all the things I haven’t written/maybe never will) but sometimes, they get… View Post