A wandering soul who writes about anything and everything. Former expat, future cook and writer. Will take any challenge that comes her way.
An Emo Playlist Before Emo Turned Into Discount Goth
Picture it. It's the mid-2000's. Think 2005 or 2006. It's my senior year of high school, and I can't wait to graduate and leave my hometown. My friends and I would often take a drive to Mid-Michigan to wander the nearest Hot Topic and seek out some of our favorite bands.
Kids Don't Realize How Good They Have It
I miss the days I could light up a room. I think it was first grade when my mom bought me a pair of light-up shoes. Everywhere I went, red lights blinked to announce my presence.
How To Creep Out Your High School Crush
It was the first day of sophomore year when I saw him. I was in line at lunch, and I saw this guy looking for a seat. I watched him find a place and thought to myself, "Damn, he's hot."
How I Almost Shut Down A Restaurant
Picture it. Spring, 2008. I was in my second year of college, and I recently took a job at the local Bob Evans. I figured it'd be an easy job with my experience at working at my family's bar. I was wrong.
Zoey the Globetrotting Cat
One night in Beijing, about three or four years ago, a Chinese man bought a kitten for his foreign girlfriend. The kitten was a small thing, with tiny flat ears and striped fur. Little flecks of orange dotted her coat. Her large eyes took up most of her face.
How To Make Sex And The City Appeal To A Younger Audience
If there is one show that makes me think of older Millennials and younger Gen X'ers, it's Sex and the City. It's the first time since The Golden Girls where four female characters talked openly about their sex lives.
To The Bravest Niece I Have
The day you were born, my mom made us pray. We knew something happened to your heart, and you had to spend some time in another hospital.
Here Is The Real Reason Disney Cast Members Point With Two Fingers
The Walt Disney Company was one of the best job opportunities I ever had. It gave me an opportunity I never thought I'd do again. I had the chance to live and work abroad through them.