Sayulita Day 4: Free Willy


I wrote Day 3 without even looking at my notes. I only missed two bullet points – The first highlighted the personal frustration to bring tampons over my Diva Cup, which led me to blame that for gratuitous queefing during my sun salutations. If you want to pretend that bodily functions do not occur in […]

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 […]

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 […]

She Was So Loved


It was 2006. I was 21-years-old, a senior at Keene State College, and my sister was in town visiting from where she resided in Burlington, Vermont. We were engaging in one of our favorite pastimes: a nice casual visit to the Humane Society in Swanzey, New Hampshire. I put an emphasis on the word casual, […]

I’m In Love & Shit


We were lying down on the twin-sized mattress she claimed as a bed in the loft space she shared with two other roommates. Our bodies were on top of a bizarre dinosaur themed quilt she’d picked up second hand years ago and insisted on carting along with her on her travels. I couldn’t help thinking […]