bathroom
It seems when you’re in the midst of that “Everything is perfect, I’m perfect, you’re perfect” stage of a relationship, nobody poops.
summer
Days spent by the seaside are the best, but what’s a girl to do when the sun starts to set and that ocean breeze becomes shiver-inducing?
family
I had a sewing machine and all my quilting stuff but no clean underwear.
creepy corner
Who would I be if I didn't think of my Creepy Corneristas while planning my vacation?
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Feb 12, 2014 at 4:00pm | 224 comments

mexico
At 17, I went to a bizarre dinner in rural Mexico with my boyfriend's family and one of their colleagues. It was ... weird. But was it a cult? I might never know.
i'd start a savings account for this
And, of course, the fancy vacation on which I would wear it constantly.
crazy
how not to be a dick
Vacation dickitude can happen on safari or along a three-month backpacking tour of Europe just as easily as it can happen at a national park or a weatherbeaten family resort in the Poconos.
rape
When this man sliced through the mosquito netting around our bed, he presumably hoped to kill my boyfriend before coming after me.
conflict
A Turkish man, realizing my naivete, quickly threw me inside the Burger King. Not even 30 seconds later, a huge whitish-grey cloud of tear gas started to surround the street.
penis
Like, where is this penis? Wearing a little Hawaiian shirt and laying out on the beach? Wtf does "penis vacation" even mean?
vacation
pregnancy
At 29 weeks pregnant, the only thing more exciting than getting 5 uninterrupted hours of sleep was my upcoming trip to Hawaii.
gratitude
Sometimes it takes a baking sheet sent to you by mermaids to remind you how good you have it.
costa rica
I wouldn't be me if I couldn't feel some anxiety about having fun. In this case, I'm feeling a little weird about leaving work for a week.
wedding
I’m trying to accept my fate: While I love participating in and attending my best friends’ weddings, I just can’t afford it.
addiction
I was mostly just completely, utterly wigged out about not being online for a week. I am that sad.
los angeles
childhood
Some folks go to church to renew their faith in the inherent good of the world, and to gather the strength to carry on. I go to the Magic Kingdom.