#Too

           I figured I would get that that #Too out of the way, because apparently that omission has caused a lot of confusion. #BlackLivesMatterTOO. If you can’t understand why this is not a time to assert that all lives matter, then you can click here and come back to my blog later, if you’d…

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Taking the Leap

When I was in first grade, I wrote a riveting novel called The Magic Cat. It starred me, my two best friends, and my family, and it was a real page-turner. I scribbled in my notebook feverishly every day after school until I decided, finally, I had finished my masterpiece. I was eager to share my brilliant story, and told…

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The Adoption

I’m a dog person. I don’t know if there’s another name for someone who is absolutely obsessed with dogs, but I’m that. I can spot a dog from blocks away, and I will change my route just to get a chance to pet them. My boyfriend is the same way. It’s become a running joke between Jeremy…

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So Long, Chicago

Six days ago, I loaded everything I own into a Penske truck and said goodbye to Chicago, my home for the past three years. That morning, I practically jumped out of bed singing, “It’s MOVING DAYYYY!” I had been counting down for weeks. My boyfriend and I started our four day long journey to our new home in…

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