It takes time

It takes time

  On one end of my street, construction workers are knee-deep in building a multi-million dollar library. On the other end, a multi-million dollar fire station will soon have firefighters sliding down the poles they are staking in the ground. It is a mess. Literally. As I've walked by the construction zones on casual strolls [...]

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I don’t deserve to shop ORGANIC at Whole Foods.

I don’t deserve to shop ORGANIC at Whole Foods.

  "It's kind of funny," I said to my coworker. "When I first started grad school, I came home with bags busting of great stuff from Whole Foods, right off my high as a working woman. And then it wasn't long before I learned how to put in a quarter to use a cart at Aldi's." I [...]

Advice they forget to tell you before starting college.

Advice they forget to tell you before starting college.

For my two beautiful twin cousins headed off to college. Dear Beautiful Pre-College You, DO NOT SKIP THE SHOWER SHOES. I saw a girl just like you the other day, scanning her list as her mom pushed her overflowing cart down the back-to-school college essentials aisle at Target. "I still need a fan...and do you [...]

Cold Showers.

Cold Showers.

You know that feeling when it's a cold winter night and you can't wait to take a hot, steamy shower before you snuggle under your warm covers? Ok, now how about that feeling when you get in the shower and instead the water keeps getting colder and colder and you inch to the H more, then [...]