She was beautiful and funny. She was cautious, yet spontaneous. She was certainly insecure but so, so brave. She was so many things, all at once.
My parents hissed, howled, gnashed their teeth at me in order to prepare me for “the real world” […]
Chicago. I lost myself here. I found myself here. And now I’m ready to get the hell out of here.
At 25, I realize my father hasn’t met anyone of significance in my life, just these constant fictitious characters in the stories that helped me feel American.
I sit here thinking about where I am and how I got here. As my fingers fly across […]
As far back as I can remember – I realized that women all around the world were being […]
Every summer, my family takes a trip up to La Crosse, WI to see my grandparents on my […]
My mother knows 3 languages fluently and can get away with a good amount of a fourth. When […]
When I was 10 or 11, I spent most of my summer days at my aunt’s house with […]
The now cult classic “Mommie Dearest” got awful reviews when it first came out. The biggest critique being […]