27 March

IRELAND: PART ONE

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IRELAND: PART ONE

Returning home from Ireland was like returning from a different world. A world where the hills are always green, and the people are always kind. A world where a pint and a conversation were always within reach. I knew I would love this country, but I don’t think I was prepared for how much I […]

12 February

LOVE YOUR PERSON

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LOVE YOUR PERSON

Valentine’s Day is Tuesday. If I were the type to really care about Valentine’s Day, I would make a bigger deal about this post, but my husband is currently in the kitchen washing the disgusting dishes in our sink, so I feel like I’m a winner no matter what I post, or what day it […]

25 January

THE WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON: MY SOUL IS ON FIRE

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THE WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON: MY SOUL IS ON FIRE

“I am unafraid to be nasty, because I am nasty like Susan, Elizabeth, Eleanor, Amelia, Rosa, Gloria, Condoleezza, Sonia, Malala, Michelle, Hillary.” — Ashley Judd, performing the poem “I am a Nasty Woman” by Nina Donovan. The night before we left for D.C., I had doubts. After almost falling asleep, I woke up to mental […]

1 January

ONWARD

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ONWARD

On New Year’s Eve, I got my ass out of bed and went to my favorite yoga class. I hadn’t been all week, and I was feeling anxious. I knew I wanted to prepare for the new year and not enter it completely crazy (only a little bit). On the last day of what has […]

14 November

RISE UP

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RISE UP

This is a photo of me on Wednesday morning. I got out of bed in a haze around 7 a.m. I had taken a shower at 3 a.m. because I couldn’t sleep, and tossed all night long, periodically checking CNN on my phone to see if this was real. I couldn’t stop crying. My husband couldn’t sleep either. […]