atheism
Please don’t console me with sayings like “God has a plan for you” or “They went to be with Jesus” when something bad happens.
moral dilemmas
Was I just being a crazy bird lady? Was I shoving my own beliefs down this family's throat? Should I just have minded my own business?
college
At the end of my first semester, when a consistently absent male student who hadn’t done a lick of work over the last fifteen weeks marched into my chair’s office with his parents to complain about his bad grade, I took it personally. Like, I cried.
what the parenting books don't tell you
Now I understand why my mom once came into my pit of a room with a garbage bag and threatened to throw away all of my belongings if I didn’t take better care of them.
performance
Booing the performers is like demanding to the manager that your waiter be fired because the bartender didn’t make your cocktail fast enough.