A father gives his daughter a piggy back ride.

I Don’t Fear the Dentist, Dad Jokes Are Another Story

I've never been afraid of the dentist. Growing up, whenever someone asked me which I preferred between a trip to the doctor or a trip to the dentist (which happened quite often for some reason) I always told them dentist. They would always prefer the doctor which made no sense to me because doctors give… Continue reading I Don’t Fear the Dentist, Dad Jokes Are Another Story


My First (and Last) Attempt at Sports

When I was in fifth grade, I played a season of softball. I had never played any sports before then and I showed no interest in them, either. I enjoyed running, but I hardly had any softball experience. After little deliberation, (because I was a brash, I'm-doing-this-try-and-stop-me kind of kid) I decided softball was going… Continue reading My First (and Last) Attempt at Sports

Book Reviews

Stranger Things 2

The highly anticipated Netflix original series created by the Duffer brothers has returned for season two because we definitely didn't get enough of it! This season, the boys are back and they're ready to deal with the second monster to haunt them from the Upside Down. Will is home, Eleven is gone, Mike is sad,… Continue reading Stranger Things 2


I Need Creepy Old Man Repellent

It was a foggy October morning, but the weather wasn't unpleasant. I was wearing bright pink socks, which, as a girl who usually wears black from head to toe, was a change. I didn't mind it though. I was feeling kind of pink. Every time I looked down, I was reminded that today might be… Continue reading I Need Creepy Old Man Repellent


Kneeling Outside My Professor’s Office, Cursing at the Gods

I was going to get an 'F' on this essay. This essay that I had poured what was left of my heart and soul into. The very heart and soul that had been fading from my body since the beginning of the semester. College is the worst of parasites. Let me start at the beginning.… Continue reading Kneeling Outside My Professor’s Office, Cursing at the Gods


Assuming the Fetal Position

In an exercise class full of athletic beefcakes, I am at their mercy. They could easily shatter my body with a single dodgeball, razing me to the ground in a heap of concussed panic, rendering me broken and paralyzed with fear. This has always been a typical gym class for me. Physical education is the… Continue reading Assuming the Fetal Position