It was a last minute decision to go to Miami. I didn’t want to look like a total jerk for going without my best friends (we made a half-solid pact to all go together for the first time), so I tried to justify the trip by assuring them “- It’s only to eat.” I was not lying.
“Shitty food” means a whole new thing when it comes to aquaponics: gardening your own plants fed by fish waste. WTF, right? Read More
Nobody says that making a switch to an over-all eco-friendly lifestyle is easy. If they do then they’re either liars, rich, or have a rare form of dedication. Or all three. But I’m not going to lie to you, I have less than $200 in my account, and I’m super lazy. Plus I’m new to the game, and I’m really not sure how this is going to work. But, I’m going to try. And I’m starting with groceries. Read More
So I’ll return to my isle across the sea
Beautiful Kaua’i, beautiful Kaua’i
– Don Ho, Beautiful Kaua’i
My mom’s ‘ohana is from Kaua’i (yes, I am part Hawaiian). Read More
On Thursday March 19th in Austin, Texas, a fifteen year old girl passed away by the hand of a hit and run driver outside of the airport where I work. The news may call Julissa Gutierrez a victim, but the raw reality of it is that she is a person of flesh, ripped away from life itself.
You might want to sit down. Take a breath. There’s something I have to tell you: Christian Grey is not a real person. Read More
An open-letter to my young sister going through puberty.
Your body is now capable of having babies. I’m sure you’ve gotten the run down in school and had the period talk with mom, so you should already be aware of the basics of what’s going on inside your parts. But I wanted to touch base with you a little bit about it and start the conversation between us as sisters. Read More
The only way to really see into a person’s soul is to look directly into their eyes – or read their Craigslist posting. Read More
Before you make your promises to start eating salads and stop watching The Bad Girls Club in 2015 – stop for a second and consider this: don’t make a resolution at all. Read More