• Making Friends Isn’t Easy

    I’ve considered myself pretty fortunate to have always had the same best friends since high school. Which is an anomaly, apparently. According to NYmag.com, one percent of friendships survive to 12th grade. According to sciencedaily.com, only 5 percent last past high school. I’m fortunate because I met two of my best friends in middle school. 51873_733764283674_2243262_o 53380_733764173894_4967309_o Even during college, we remained close. In fact, Claire and I have worked at the same job for the majority of our lives (first at a restaurant then FedEx). And I’ve lived with both of them during my adult life (Shanna in college and Claire after her divorce and my nasty break up).…

  • Life lately…

    I’m doing a horrible job at blogging about my adventures in Nashville. Blame it on sitting at a computer all day. The last thing I want to do is more of that at night. In other news, MacBooks make great table decorations. I’ve been a resident of Nashville for almost three months! And I’m still loving it!  My hair is much shorter now Life is not quite what I thought it would look like, yet. Turns out that making friends as you get older is harder than I thought. I didn’t think it would be that difficult because I’m pretty social but adults are complicated. We have work, in some…

  • I don’t agree with any of this.

    Last week was quite a week in history, politics and social media. In case you didn’t hear, there was an election in the U.S. The days that have followed have been _______. Well, I just can’t find the right adjective. You fill in the blank. This was the most emotionally charged election that I’ve ever seen in my 34 years and I dare to say, ever to have been in the country. Even if you aren’t a person motivated to participate in politics, you couldn’t help but be swept in. If you weren’t, you’re my hero. Everyone has an opinion on the results. My Facebook feed was the most schizophrenic…