Category: Essays

Weird Anniversaries

Today marks exactly 27 years since I lost my virginity. Not that I lost it, in any sense at all – in fact, I happily and willfully defeated it after months of circling the drain with my loving, patient, lustful boyfriend. Read more →

War & Peace: A Travelogue

Road-tripped down the Oregon Coast, through several charming seaside towns. Tidy, old, weatherbeaten Cannon Beach. Unpretentious Manzanita. Their beaches stretched out on soft, light gold sand as waves came long and rolling. Read more →

The Dark Side of Promises

To most people in the world, a promise stands for a sort of vow. When you promise, you are swearing to never do otherwise than your promise. Then, if you break it, you are a bad and untrustworthy person. This means others have the right to shame, shun and abandon you. Read more →