A Letter to my 25-Year-Old Self

Guess what, y’all? My birthday is tomorrow! Turning the big 2-5. I know what Drake’s been talking about now – I’m really too young to be feeling this old. Anyway, gifts of all kinds (specifically money and/or sexual favors) are welcomed, encouraged, and most likely going to be demanded. But all kidding aside (okay, more […]

‘Tis the Season

My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that? – Bob Hope The beginning of December marks my favorite time of year. With three weeks to go until Christmas Eve, I am passing the time […]

All of a Sudden I Miss Her

As I’m sure some of you know, this past week and a half has been a pretty tragic one. And although it’s incredibly unfortunate to say, sometimes it’s the saddest and lowest moments in life that make us remember what who is most important in our lives. And maybe it’s even a little more tragic […]

Sister, Sister

For my sister who is leaving for Italy in a couple of days. I’ll be seeing you by the end of this year, sis. Until then, I’ll be missing you. I was three years old when you arrived. I still remember sitting in that oversized, itchy fabric blue chair in the hospital, holding you. Wrapped […]