How I hacked my anxiety with my iPhone

If you’ve been paying attention… or attended an event with me… or attempted to make a movie date with me, you know that I have intense anxiety. A large portion of my anxiety revolves around timeliness. I am… Read More

My parents made me grossly over-estimate how much black tie would be inolved in my adulthood

Growing up with rich, socialite-y parents is confusing when you grow up to become a middle class weirdo… When I was a child, I have TONS of memories of seeing my father in a tuxedo — seriously the… Read More

The Big Itch of 2014

I’ve been straight up ITCHY with, what I think is, heat rash. It started a week ago. Just around my hips and inner thighs, and then it spread down my legs, up to my stomach, and down my… Read More

Turning 33 and trying a different kind of birthday celebration

My 33rd birthday is tomorrow. I don’t have any “big plans.” Last year, post-disappointing-turn-out-birthday-party, I decided that I was not going to attempt any big birthday party plans again until I turn 42 (the Answer to the Ultimate… Read More

New new cartoon-inspired hair

I’ve been dying to cut my hair for a while. But I kept it long for costume purposes, and then for Maui purposes (it’s easier to put up when it’s long). But I finally had no reason to… Read More

Father’s Day, Fitbits, and financial anxieties

It’s fitting that today is Father’s Day, as I find myself a sniveling, crying, shaking, scared mess, literally crying out “I just want my dad!” This car situation isn’t getting better, in fact I’m even more freaked out…. Read More

Why I ultimately rejected the garden that I thought I wanted so much

For my birthday last year, Aaron proposed to get me a plot at a community garden, siting my love of plants. At first my reaction was “Aw, what a thoughtful idea.” And then my reaction was that of… Read More