Unrequited Love

I’m in love with someone and they don’t love me back. It’s mostly ok. Minus the screaming part. I feel like I’m a catch. He makes me feel like shit. That’s the thing, right? About unrequited love? Unreasonable? Overwhelming? Pathetic? It would be one thing to be a twenty-something and feel this way. The world […]

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7 Years Gone?

Joelle Pittman

Exactly one year ago today, I told Rachel Black, who was sitting on my couch with a glass of Prosecco in hand, that there was no way in hell I was going to a Memphis horse show. If I went, I would undoubtedly walk away with a new horse and I didn’t have the time or […]

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You (Really) Can’t Go Home Again

I cried for an hour straight last night. I haven’t done that since my father died. You’re probably wondering what the girl who just traveled the world for an entire year has to cry about. Don’t worry, I get annoyed with myself sometimes too. But Thomas Wolfe was right, you can’t go home again. And […]

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Please Deliver To My Father In Heaven

Dad, I’m sorry I haven’t written sooner. I thought I should have something interesting to say or accomplished a big life goal…but I’ve only recently realized that showing up or reaching out is the entire point – not so much what you say. So what’s happened these past five years? I suppose the most exciting thing […]

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#365BUCKETLIST Week 2 Recap (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Day 8: Argentine Experience (make empanadas, mate…eat all the Argentinian steak and drink all the Argentinian wine) Day 9: Go to a country I didn’t know existed until recently (Uruguay) Day 10: Authentic tango show in Buenos Aires, Argentina Day 11: Tigre Delta (weekend like a local) & ate fried Oreos at Chicken Bros in […]

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Bucket List: England (& 8-Day London Itinerary)

I was a busy little bee while in England. I marked a whopping 28 things off my bucket list! People keep asking for my London itinerary…so here it is! (Links take you to the exact tour/ticket landing page.) Day 1 (Arrived late afternoon) 7:30 pm: West End show: Kinky Boots   Day 2 8:00 am: Windsor Castle […]

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My Favorite Birthday: 32

Happiness isn’t what I thought it would look like. I’ve been dreading thirty-two for so long that I’m embarrassed to admit it was because of a Before Sunset quote I heard my sophomore year of college. “I was having this awful nightmare that I was thirty-two. And then I woke up and I was twenty-three. So […]

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