a word of advice

If you don’t want anything in your life to change, say, for example, your food stereotypes? Don’t read this book. Because if you do, one chapter in, you might start saying things like, Maybe I could like mushrooms! Or fish!…

up and down

Oh, spring. I have been waiting for you for such a long, long time. And now that you’re here, you’re playing games with me. One minute, we’re pure magic—all fresh breezes and warm sunshine. Bailey and I go for an…

a recent discovery

It’s not like I have something against healthy food. Seriously. In fact, there are times—like at the end of last week, in which I’d shared an entire dozen doughnuts with a friend, ordered things like toasted (and breaded) ravioli and…

to save you time

The summer after my senior year, I hit the jackpot: after years of just babysitting, I got my first job—part-time cashier at a local craft mall for $6.50 an hour. I spent afternoons with a handful of middle-aged women who,…