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 […]

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 […]