I've had an almost finished draft of this post on deck for weeks. It's a testament to how utterly draining expectation can be on any given project... The last two terms of school have been unbelievably trying. I consciously received my first 'C' because I was paralyzed by the thought of deadlines. I spent days reading the material,… Continue reading The Pressure to be the Perfect _______ (Mom, Wife, Daughter, Person, Doormat, etc.)
In third or fourth grade, I fell absolutely in love with Sailor Moon. I looked forward to watching it every day and often daydreamed about being a sailor scout. My best friend at the time, however, strongly voiced her dislike of the show. This is the first time I remember being self-conscious about something that… Continue reading Why Should We Feel Guilty About Our Pleasures?
I'm sitting at my desk, at the same job I've held (on and off) for the past 10 years, and I got this brilliant idea to start a blog. I do a lot of things on an overly excited whim, so naturally I bought a domain name and set up a page with WordPress. Now… Continue reading So I Started a Blog.