You Will Grow From Your Grief


I looked lackadaisically at screen of my phone: “Coffee tomorrow?” When I didn’t answer Katie responded with only symbols: “?!?!?!” followed by the implied screaming of a Caps Lock button – “TANYA!!!???” She paused and let a few more diminutive cycles of seconds pass before she tried again: “Are you alive?!?” Leave it to another […]

Letting Go Of My Mother


Today I want to talk about my Mother – and not in the carefree and lighthearted way I have mentioned her prior. Yes she is funny, often texts only in rhyme and limerick, and I’ve painted her character to showcase the brightness and hilarity she encompasses – a part of her I very much appreciate. […]

Just A Couple Of Dicks In Love


Last week over cocktails, a friend asked me if Bridie and I ever argue. I racked my brain before almost settling on the fact that we really don’t – we have one of those annoying relationships where we communicate effectively and get along most of the time. Suddenly, the metaphorical light-bulb above my head went […]

We Broke Up & It’s Cool (Kind Of)


This is a hard post to write, because admitting true vulnerability is actually quite hard for me. This isn’t the kind of entry that will have a punch line, be sparkled with wit, or end with positivity or a cute takeaway. I am writing today because my heart is broken, and I am sharing this with […]

The Perks Of Being Single


Hey there. Yeah I’m looking at you; the one who’s sitting alone in your group of coupled up friends who are either legally married, engaged, or otherwise thinking about it. I’m 28-years-old which means I’m not even working on rocking third wheel status anymore, but seventh or ninth at best. The other day I sat […]