It’s Confusing How Not Okay This Is


Stories have been circling around domestic violence in the National Football League, and Greg Hardy’s name has been headlining every article.

“It’s like he’s always pushing you to see how much he could get away with…” – former assistant coach.

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What Do A Pack of Happy Cubbies Look Like?

Brian Cassella | Chicago Tribune
Brian Cassella | Chicago Tribune

“I wish I could go back to the beginning of the season and put some money on the Cubbies.” – Back to the Future II

My social media timelines are plastered with Back to the Future screenshots of October 21, 2015. Today is the day Marty shows up from the past and the Cubs win in a sweep. All this seems a little reminiscent to me of the Lincoln/Kennedy similarities that everyone likes to refer to when things kinda-sorta blow your mind. But really, listen to this:

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Falsies for the not so fabulous

Every one wants beautiful, luscious everything. Women get $800 hair extensions to make themselves feel more beautiful (not for your guys, sorry to break it to ya,) and I, being the broke post-gradder that I am, get free eyelash extensions. Yes, free. I willingly glued synthetic falsies to my eyes, but for a good cause. Laziness was my main cause, friendship and education was also my cause, and this blog was my cause. I needed more material so I thought let’s glue some stuff to my face.

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8 Things My Hippie Mom Taught Me

The first image that comes to mind when I think of my mom is walking into the kitchen with James Taylor turning on the record player … but I always thought that I’d see you again, one more time again… the sun is streaming through the windows glowing on her. She’s in overalls and a DIY tank top; her golden blonde hair is messily thrown up in a clip with strands falling out the sides and bottom of her neck. She’s one of the most free people I’ve ever met in my life and the way she lived has taught me much about myself.

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Leaving is the scariest part

I graduated from college in the Fall, and I’m still searching for a job. It’s crazy to me that to be considered for an entry-level job you have to have 1-3 years experience, and unfortunately I didn’t have the option of working multiple unpaid internships during college because I had rent, car payments, insurance, loans, food, and gas to pay for as I’m sure a lot of people my age also had to do.

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