Deep Water

I’ve been dreaming about deep, blue water ....more

Never Enough Until

Everyone says writing is lonely. They’re not lying ....more

Why Dating in NYC Is Sometimes Like a Hurricane

Despite the warnings, you decide it’s harmless. Despite their predictions, you leave your umbrella at home, and run outside to experience it for yourself ....more

Do You See Me?

It’s not a question of “What are we doing?” or “Are we dating?” or even, “Are you sleeping with anyone else?” It’s only this: “Do you see me?”Because as much as I want to know him, I want to be known. Whether we drift apart in a few weeks or get married on some green hillside without shoes, my desire remains the same....more

Do You See Me?

[I've made this blog semi-anonymous again, taking any and all links out of my personal email and Facebook profile. Why? Because I want to write shit like this and not half-tell it] It’s not a question of “What are we doing?” or “Are we dating?” or even, “Are you sleeping with anyone else?” It’s only this: “Do you see me?” ...more

Our County- Fair- Themed Engagement Photos

Hey gang! First of all.... yes, I'm still alive and kickin'. I'm so sorry for last week's absence. Life's been pretty wild as of late and sadly I've been so busy I haven't had time to sit down and write! But today's post should more than make up for my week of silence. Because today I'll be sharing some of our incredible county-fair-themed engagement photos with you! As you may have guessed, Eric and I aren't a super "schmoopy" ...more

When Things Fall Apart- Just Let Them

Twenty-three year old Me was certain that dating would get easier as I got older. Ha. You know what has gotten easier?  Stuffing the phone under the pillow instead of staring at it. Walking away. Letting things go. Looking at broken pieces and knowing they’re not broken because you’re a loser who will die alone. I’m not naive, but I do tend to believe people when they look me in the eye and tell me things. If someone keeps ...more

When Things Fall Apart — Just Let Them

Twenty-three year old Me was certain that dating would get easier as I got older. Ha. You know what has gotten easier?  Stuffing the phone under the pillow instead of staring at it. Walking away. Letting things go. Looking at broken pieces and knowing they’re not broken because you’re a loser who will die alone ....more

Writing is Like the Hardest Thing in the World

  I’ve never been so inspired, or struggled so hard, to write ....more

Bomb Shelters Of Love

As soon as I meet someone I could potentially be interested in, I think: So, how much is this going to disappoint me? It’s automatic. As soon as my eyes roll over his body and my brain attunes to a good sense of humor, an iron door clanks down: how much is this going to disappoint me at the end? Mildly? Deeply? Inconsolably? ...more