Off the shore of of Oahu, Hawaii, about 100 feet under ocean, there’s the wreckage of a Corsair F4U airplane. The plane spent its flying years as an American fighter aircraft during WWII. This part of the ocean is a water-soaked desert. And the plane, as the scientists who study it say, is “fully intact” […]
My sister, cousin and I sat around a table. I was sad. A boy. Full of potential. All shaggy blonde hair and high eyes and a smile made of marble and the kind of orthodontics that come from wealthy parents who will buy you Abercrombie without the bat of an eye. I didn’t really want […]
Around the 15-minute mark: “Pick a program that makes sense. Stick with it. Be patient. … The power of patience and progression and the cumulative work ethic is fucking huge.” I love these guys!
My ex used to call it living in the shit. Waiting. Wasting time. Not a waste. In the waste. Knee deep and shoveling it away slowly with a spoon. How badly I just want to put a nice little rug over the shit and convince myself and others that it’s totally cool and beautiful in […]
Desperation is the most obvious sign that there is a leaky faucet somewhere in your head and it needs immediate attention before the whole damn pipe bursts. Don’t drown, sweet darling! Desperation, if you can spot it though, is the last step toward stepping toward healing. You’ve spotted the thing that’s broken. You’ve admitted your […]
Nasty Girl founder Sophia Amoruso is one badass babe, and her new business/life/disco book “#GIRLBOSS” is totally worth buying. I loved it and felt right on board with so much of what she was saying, especially the transformation from bleeding heart political activist to capitalist supporter, but on your own terms. Here are some of […]
A poem I wrote for Word Church. Peace be with words with friends. Go to the next one. ********************** I know I am the type of girl who buys crystal stones but won’t spend the $7.99 for a soup ladle even though I eat a lot of soup. I know you are the type of […]
(1) I am, at my worst, a Billy Joel song. (2) The roots of which come from many experiences, some of which are also illustrated by a Billy Joel song. (3) But no one and nothing else is going to make it better for me except myself, (4) all of us could benefit from some […]