Moving

When I moved to Seattle, it was unintended and impulsive. I was 22, going on invincible, and the world was my vegan oyster. I was either really good at living in the moment or just too unaware of the future that it didn’t really hit me how difficult it was to move thousands of miles [...]

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day.  The images that might come to mind are cheesy cards from grade school, those chalky-wafer heart candies with flirty or weird sayings (the only thing keeping Necco in business), PDA couples spending way too much money on dinner, cards from your parents, 50% off chocolate at the drug store the next day, bad [...]

The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey: full video

Born out of a silly idea of having very emotional moments with inanimate objects on stage, I wrote and performed my very first solo show, The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey in 2009.  I was fortunate enough to have the very talented, Jen Ellison direct me in this endeavor.  I previewed it on the [...]

An Open Letter to My Single Friends

Dear Lovely Single Pals, I apologize if I've been annoying at all lately.  I haven't been myself.  Well, I've been myself.  But not the myself that I'm--or you--are used to.  I've been the "dating someone....oh, now I'm in a relationship all of a sudden" version of myself.  And I'm not used to this version.  I'd [...]

This post is gonna sound whiney, even if I try not to sound whiney….

Ugh.  Being sick sucks.  I am typically an optimist.  But when I get sick, that half-full crap goes right out the window.  It's like I feel like I'll feel this way forever.  I'm hopeless.  It's awfully sad.  It's also short-sighted, stupid, ignorant, and (not to mention) shamelessly selfish.  I'd like to think that maybe the [...]