Coffee Shops

What is it about coffee shops that pulls us in? It’s not the hand-crafted coffees, although that is always a perk. It can’t be the playlist or the cute café tables with a single flower and sunshine shining down on them. There’s got to be something more. In a coffee shop, there are so many unique…

Just Buy the Damn Pants

If you’re a young girl in the United States (and probably many other places in the world) then you know that we have been taught our whole lives that we have to fit into a certain box – whether it’s having the nicest clothes, newest phone or smallest waist. This is a very unfortunate thing,…

The Odyssey

Do you ever see a picture of yourself from a few months ago, or even a year, and you feel like it’s from a different lifetime? Like, you almost can’t recognize the person in the photo even though you still wear the same face? It’s like looking through the tired eyes of someone who has…

When a Woman Cuts Her Hair

When a woman changes her hair, whether it’s new bangs, subtle highlights, or in my case, a pixie cut, it usually means whatever she was doing before just isn’t getting the job done anymore. Most women would agree that hair is not something to be messed with. That’s why when we go in for a…

The Beginning

  “A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the world.” – Susan Sontag So. Here it goes. The world we live in is an incredible place. It is something beyond our comprehension. There is beauty in every detail – the songs being sang as the sun rises, the subtle smile between strangers…