…of COURSE it’s an April Fool’s joke. But I did make an actual application form. And I’m sharing it here because: It’s entertaining! Responses so far have been hilarious – including one from an exotic camel! What else have we all got to do?!? So don’t be shy. Give it a go, share it with […]Read More Application For Romance
“But what if the greatest secret insider trading truth is that you don’t ever get over the biggest losses in your life?” -Anne Lamott The scary thing about books is that sometimes the characters jump clean out of the pages and into your life. This is what happened the other day when I was innocently […]Read More Sometimes It’s Okay Not To ‘Get Over It’
if i’m not the love of your life i’ll be the greatest loss instead -rupi kaur Last week, I got divorced. There, I said it. The D-word. How do I feel? It’s like a birthday without the cake and balloons… you don’t feel instantly different.Read More Epilogue
There is something in my bag that would make this whole situation a lot better. But from the front row, I’ll have to be pretty covert about it if I don’t want the professor to catch on. I have a “good student” reputation to defend, after all, and I can’t ruin that in my first […]Read More Side Effects Of Anthropology May Include Marriage
I will not miss 2013. It was a long year, a challenging year, a busy year, and at times a depressing year. At some point, without me noticing, my perspective changed from “Every day is a magical adventure in Japan, challenges are fun!” to “What am I doing wasting my life in this dark and […]Read More When We Share Our Stories… (A New Year’s Post)
When is the church going to figure out that when it broadcasts messages of hate, nobody wins? Not God, not Christians, and certainly not anyone else. For some reason, though, every time a morally-charged news story breaks, I find myself bracing for the hate-filled response from some embarrassing corner of Christianity. When the DOMA story […]Read More The Gospel of… Hate?