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 […]