The Time I Moved To Idaho


The time I moved to Idaho – what a conundrum I am finally starting to solve and make peace with. I’m going to be real blunt and let y’all know that I went about doing so the entirely wrong way, although I’m not sure there was a better option considering the circumstances. I didn’t mean […]

Goodbye Is Harder Than I Remember


Six years ago I made a decision that equal parts changed & saved my life. Looking back, I can’t imagine any other choice, or path that I could have walked. We sat in our shared dorm room on graduation weekend – the theses had been turned in and all that was left was accepting our […]

Scamp Life: It’s Now Or Never


The other day as I mindlessly scrolled through Facebook, I stumbled upon a post by my friend Nadine: “If someone had told my 18 year old self that one day I’d be so excited about a sink, I would have told them they’re crazy. But now, here I am, 20 years later, posting pictures of […]

How I Became a Big Ole Lesbo


I never really came out. There was no defining moment, where I sat friends or family down, screamed it from a rooftop, and when I got there – no rainbow red carpet I walked down where Ellen DeGeneres & Melissa Etheridge awaited with a glittery trophy as the Indigo Girls sang ‘Closer to Fine’ in […]

Who, What, When, Where, Why and How?


Whenever I sit down to write – I always want there to be a purpose or a story. Something that will evoke meaningful feelings, comments, or warrant the kind of laughter that makes your sides hurt. In practicing the ever-gentle art of letting go, I am trying more to come to my seat sometimes with […]

Two Dykes, One Scamp


Our current abode stands at 1,904 square feet. There are four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and every commonplace amenity you could think of including a jetted tub for a good soak, and a fireplace in the basement underneath a large mounted TV. How did we come to a place where we’ve decided to eliminate 1,891 of […]

I’ve Peaked


I’m sitting here with a celebratory glass of whiskey like I deserve it for the sole attainment of the minute task of feeling inspired to sit down and write. If you’re not a writer you probably don’t understand writer’s block, and how it builds up inside of you as you hold a million words and […]