Well, I didn’t win, but I was happy to be able to submit. McSweeny’s (an amazing website with incredible articles) had their 4th Annual Column Contest for open writing submissions. The winner would have had a monthly column. I’m sad to have missed it, but it was fun to challenge myself. Anyway, here is what I submit – Continue reading
I am not one to dwell upon tragedies in our country. I feel as if so many countries have massive tragedies on par with September 11th, 2001 and, as a whole, we are so blessed as a nation it is almost obscene. That said, I had the privilege of visiting the Freedom Towers and Sept. 11th Memorial Museum in New York City this past January. It was simply stunning. When I was there, the towers were not quite finished but I was able to visit this scene at night and was overwhelmed by the amazing sight that this is. What a fitting tribute to the massive numbers of innocent lives that were lost that day. Continue reading
I have started watching “Bridezillas” reruns while I unpack boxes in my new place (yeah, that’s why I haven’t written in awhile. My bad). Since I have a lot of boxes, I have already watched hours and hours of this garbage, making me an expert in this study of crazy. Let me just start with this sentiment – If “Bridezillas” were showing men treating women the way that these “brides” treat these “grooms”, this show would have never made it to air. And, there would be massive lawsuits.
I don’t care what anyone says – relationships when you are young are a big deal. Hand holding is fun. Kissing is intimate. Now, when you have yet to hold hands with or kiss someone that you like, all you can think is, “I BET it’s as awesome as when Leo kissed Claire in ‘Romeo and Juliet’!” And that is Pure. Unrelenting. Torture. Ladies and gentleman – welcome to the first 18 years of my life.