Starbucks and the Second Amendment

We need to look more closely at a culture that all too often glorifies violence. – Barack Obama Watch out, Starbucks is coming for your guns. Or at least not welcoming them anymore. CEO Howard Schultz announced yesterday that Starbucks is going to ask its customers to stop bringing firearms into its stores. The reason: […]

My Soul Mates

Carrie Bradshaw said it best – maybe our girlfriends are our soul mates. And just like Carrie, I too, happen to have three amazing soul mates. The four of us happened to be sitting in a restaurant booth last night, and one of my friends, who, per her request, will be known throughout this post […]

Let My Love Open the Door

No matter what you say, I am going to be in love with you for the rest of my life. There’s no way out of that. It’s just a physical law of the universe. You own me. No matter what you say I will never stop. – Will McAvoy, The Newsroom Warning: Spoilers ahead! That […]

My Newfound Sexuality

I kissed a girl, and I liked it. – Katy Perry, I Kissed A Girl Disclaimer to my family members: Maybe y’all should pass on reading this one. Love you all. Kisses! It was purely innocent, I swear. My friend and I were just goofing off, or showing off rather, for the guys – it […]

On Behalf of a Higher Power

Growing up Catholic, I was raised to believe in the forgiveness of our sins. For me, God was portrayed as a kind being, one that, sometime in the future, would open up those pearly gates for me and let my soul enter heaven. I’ve sat in a confessional booth with a priest numerous times, telling […]