swipe right: meeting people in the internet age

All those years of hearing, “Don’t meet people on the internet!” and yet, here we are. Sorry, Mom.

Through The Eyes of a Lion

For the first segment of “On The Bookshelf”, I bring to you ‘a manifesto for high-octane living’

listen up: fall 2017

  Fall is notorious for some of the best music of the year – at least in my opinion. Summer is for upbeat, beachy country, but fall is for the real good stuff. Here’s what’s been at the top of my radar recently – some new, some old. I admit, my taste is a little eclectic.Read more

climbing out of the swamp

What did you tell people that you wanted to be when you “grow up”? For me, it was a doctor. Briefly, a tap dancer on Broadway topped the list, and later a forensic scientist, but quite consistently through the years my answer to that question was a doctor. A pediatrician, to be exact. I heldRead more

what’s my age again?

23 trips around the sun… Has it really been that long? Didn’t I just turn 16 yesterday? I’ve always been a huge proponent of birthdays – what could be better than a day all about y-o-u? (I’m kidding here. Well, kind of.) I love the idea of a new beginning of sorts, the idea ofRead more

a life that’s good

I have a challenge for you, are you ready? I challenge you to make a mental note of one thing you’re grateful for every day for the next week – starting right now. It could be something relevant to that day, or maybe just something you’re feeling extra thankful for in that moment. Either way,Read more

not your dad’s talk radio

I spend a LOT of time in the car. Like, enough that I’ve semi jokingly questioned if I can make my car my permanent address. I have a long (read 9 hour) roadtrip back to my hometown when I decide not to fight the airport, a 3 hour drive between my apartment and my boyfriend’s,Read more