Last February, Drew and I decided to take advantage of our long weekend and take a trip to Nashville. It's a relatively short drive from Atlanta, after all--why not? We had so many adventures planned: coffee shops, live music, a day at the library...little did I know that our weekend getaway would become a pivotal … Continue reading Newlyweds, Part I: Celebration!
Image from Huffington Post As an American citizen, the bulk of my education revolved around our country's history. We started at the beginning--or at least, what we were told was the beginning: Christopher Columbus discovers America. The Pilgrims come for religious freedom. Did you know they became friends with the Native Americans on Thanksgiving?! Soon … Continue reading for such a time as this
Many of you may remember my friend Ben, politics and journalism extraordinaire! He was kind enough to offer to write a guest post for my blog this week regarding the recent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Read his article below--if you have any questions, feel free to contact me. I lived in Charlottesville, Virginia … Continue reading Guest Post: Some Thoughts From a Former Charlottesville Resident
A single man in possession of a good fortune may be in want of a wife, but he may not realize that the wedding industry kind of sucks. That fortune is going to come in handy, Mr. Bingley. If you follow me on Twitter or are #blessed enough to know me IRL, you know that … Continue reading A Time to Mend
I was once told that I have emotions seeping out of every pore in my body. It doesn't take a plethora of scientific studies to prove that artists are sensitive (though many studies have). At risk of sounding incredibly cliche, I find my own sensitivity to be a blessing and a curse. If you are … Continue reading Art, Activism, & Apathy
I don't know if I feel like an adult, or if I ever really will, but I turned twenty-five the other day! That's worth celebrating, right? In honor of my twenty-fifth year, I have compiled a list of twenty-five things that I think and feel. There is no rhyme or reason to this list; … Continue reading Quarter-Life Celebration!
During the summer, my mother would take my brother and I to the library every single week. We were voracious readers no matter the time of year, but there is something especially magical about summer reading. The long days spent by the pool, the family vacations, the school-free hours--they all begged to have a book … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror: Favorites in Non-Fiction