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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A Stranger In The Mirror

I stared in the mirror for five minutes straight this morning. A stranger stared back at me. I don’t think she blinked. …but she smiled at me. She was happy. She studied my face while I synchronously examined her. I was taken aback by how confident she was. She wasn’t scared. She was empowered… and […]

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I’ll Meet You In Switzerland

My favorite story about my father is something you only find in fairy tales. Because truth be told, he really was my mom’s prince. At 24, my mom thought my 30 year-old dad was too old to date her; but nevertheless, he persistently asked her out. She eventually relented, but he could never quite convince her that […]

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