Pit stops

Whether it’s in conversation or something I’m writing, I almost always refer to the journey of dating as “the road to love,” because I honestly can’t think of a better analogy. You start at one place, hoping to reach a final destination. Much like any road trip, there are a number of things that can happen between … Continue reading Pit stops


As some of you may know, I’m in the process of watching “How I Met Your Mother” on Netflix from the beginning to see just how much I have in common with its main character, Ted Mosby. (Five-plus seasons in… the accuracy is frightening.) One of the episodes today was entitled, “Hooked,” which basically explained how … Continue reading Hooked


It’s been 365 days, and I haven’t forgotten this date on a single one of them. I may have just realized that today was Sept. 12 on the drive home from work, but the date itself has always stuck with me. Sept. 12, 2015 changed my life forever, and that’s not hyperbole or cliche. It’s … Continue reading 09.12.15


Whenever I look at my mom, figuratively or literally, the resemblance is obvious. She’s one of the strongest women I know, and the reason I find it difficult to ask for help or even acknowledge that I need it. She thinks she’s funnier than she actually is, and I’m her constant reminder of that. She … Continue reading Mother