We can drive it home with one headlight

When I was 15 and learning how to drive, I used to worry about driving too fast or too far for my headlights to catch up to me. I would be driving down… Continue reading

Who are you?

I was reading my textbook for Management 301 a couple weeks ago, a chapter about attitudes and personality. It said that after someone hits 30 years old, their personality profile will change very… Continue reading

Pure Michigan

I was a little taken aback by the “Pure Michigan” sign at the Ohio/Michigan border. In my personal opinion, the “Great lakes. Great times.”slogan was much catchier. And not only was my untrained… Continue reading

Sharing sadness

I wrote this over two months ago. I put off posting it because it makes me sound like a bitch. But as the same neighbor I reference below told me, if that’s what… Continue reading

We’re halfway there, Livin’ on a prayer

That song actually makes me think of a time before college. Before roommates, learning my way around campus, actually having to study for exams, paying rent to a landlord and killing a cockroach… Continue reading

I’ve got ho(m)es in different area codes

My mother recently texted me, inquiring about my best friend’s home address. This is a best friend whose family lives in my old hometown in Michigan. Though born and raised in Coldwater like… Continue reading

Exception to the (slide) Rule

Yesterday I sat in an empty cubicle at work, leafing through a UD yearbook from 1968. I was looking for two specific pictures for a piece I was writing, and I found them. Amidst… Continue reading

In the blink(s) of an eye

My how things change. How time flies. How everything is different in the blink of an eye. Or 5,744,640 blinks, because humans blink approximately 15,360 times a day (if you’re getting eight hours… Continue reading

Single until proven taken…by social media

Me, tweeting at 10:30pm on a Monday night, while I sit alone in my house because one roommate has been home in Chicago for the past week and a half and the other… Continue reading

Independent Women Part III

“All the women / Who independent / Throw your hands up at me” (Independent Women Pt. I, Destiny’s Child) I threw my hands up. Proud of it, too. But still surprising when other… Continue reading