moms
People ask me how I’m doing, and when I say, “I’m fine,” they nod, assuming I’m holding something back for their benefit. But I’m not. I am fine. I am good. I am all right.
in

Feb 5, 2013 at 5:00pm | 132 comments

cats
He doesn’t adore me, unconditionally or otherwise, but that hasn’t stopped me from developing feelings for him. Feelings I’ve never felt for a cat before.
bullies
Every day people go in to work at jobs they can’t afford to quit with co-workers who make a genuine effort to bully and humiliate them. Too often, fighting back isn’t an option, and even if it is, it’s not guaranteed to make a difference.
in

Dec 10, 2012 at 5:00pm | 98 comments

issues
Neither of my parents would have ever called themselves feminists. But given the choice between action and words, action is the one to pick.
in

Nov 29, 2012 at 2:00pm | 127 comments

family drama
I didn’t know it yet, but by the time I sent that tweet, my mom had already been dead for nine minutes.
issues
During the rare times in my life when I have done something brave, potentially dangerous or just plain awesome, I’ve never looked down at them and offered up a grateful “Thanks guys!”
in

Nov 16, 2012 at 5:00pm | 173 comments

being single
If everyone on the planet were as innately fuckable as Jordan Catalano, the over-population crisis caused by all the 24/7 boning would have robbed the planet of its resources centuries ago.
money
People would break down in front of me and tearfully explain all the reasons why a good person would risk their job and willfully ignore company policy (and maybe even break the law) in order to help them out just this one time.
in

Oct 11, 2012 at 1:00pm | 113 comments

guys crying
No bullshit people, I was crying harder than I even thought I knew how.
fanbases
Like many folks out there who avoid sites like 4chan as if they’re a Big Momma & Medea team up movie specifically designed by evil Hollywood scientists to give you syphilis, I first heard reports of a growing cult of adult “My Little Pony” enthusiasts about a year ago.
in

Jul 3, 2012 at 5:00pm | 99 comments