Everyone gets nostalgic. Old songs, old photos, talking to old friends – everyone gets that little longing for the past. Even if everything is great, there’s always a little sadness for times lost. Time passes, relationships fade, possessions break, and I think we all feel a genuine sense of loss when we think about the… Read More You Can Grow Up, But Do You Ever Really Change? (AKA Hot Topic Gives Me Feels)
This post is going to make me sound a little crazy. I guess I’m okay with that. I want to be open, to be transparent, to be completely fresh and raw. To share myself with the world. And this is just one, slightly crazy, part of me. The first time I heard the term “maladaptive daydreaming” was… Read More So, I’m a Maladaptive Daydreamer
Yesterday, as I hopped onto my laptop to bust out some early morning work, I was greeted with a rather unpleasant article: Lewiston Mayor Wants to Publish Names, Addresses of People on Welfare. (For reference, you can read his Letter to the Editor, where he outlines what he’d like to see happen, here: http://www.twincitytimes.com/columns/enough-is-enough-mainers-have-a-right-to-know-how-their-money-is-spent) Are you fucking serious? Now,… Read More Enough is Enough: Poor People are PEOPLE, too.
It’s really weird to think about the fact that, at 21, I’ve been freelancing and building a business longer than a lot of people. While most of my peers are still in college, I’m attending meetings and pulling in clients. Where they’re focused on home work, all of my work is “home” work. 90% of the time, I… Read More Am I Even Old Enough To Give Advice?
You are a thin, attractive, blonde girl. I don’t expect you to understand what it’s like to be plus-sized. To be ridiculed because of your weight. To feel disgusting, and worthless every time you look into the mirror. To go through middle school and high school feeling alone, like nobody will ever love you because… Read More Dear Nicole Arbour