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What Do You Read, My Lord?

Last year, I sat drinking coffee with a friend. I was talking about something I was reading, and she looked down at my BOOKWORM knuckle tattoos and asked me how it was that I became such an avid reader and such an intense believer in literature. She asked if I had always loved books or […]

God is a Misogynist (Fuck Tim Tebow)

Although I’ve been pro-choice as long as I have been familiar with the abortion debate, I have been more personally active in the cause in the past month than I ever have been in my entire life. This has brought a few ideas to the forefront of my mind. The Democrats recently lost their slim […]

Rose/Concrete

We are a miserable race of insecure, bitter, and lonely people. We all feel ourselves terrible, inadequate, we live in fear of the scrutiny that would reveal our deficiency. I am especially aware of my faults, I hold myself to impossibly high standards and condemn myself for every flaw. There are precious days when my […]

Past Year’s Accountability 2011

In December of 2009 I started a new tradition in my life, of doing a recap of my new year’s resolutions from the preceding year. I really enjoy the tradition of making new year’s resolutions; I think it’s one of the few positive traditions — if not the only positive tradition — associated with the […]