20 Jan 2017

An Open Letter to President Trump

Dear President Trump,  Congratulations! You have defied all odds and been awarded one of the most prestigious positions an American can receive: president of our great country.  I’m writing this on the day of your inauguration, and I’m hoping and praying for a greater future. I’m a pro-choice feminist that

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22 Nov 2016

Should we celebrate Thanksgiving?

Gone is a day for us to give thanks. In 1863, during the midst of the U.S. Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln declared Thanksgiving an official U.S. holiday, according to history.com. It was decided that Thanksgiving would be a day to celebrate the harvest and the hard work many people

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12 Nov 2016

The monster that no one else hears

What does it mean to have anxiety? For my best friend, it means pulling over to the side of the road when you’re five minutes away from the house. It means walking. And walking. And breathing. And walking. It means trying to listen to the voice of your best friend

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09 Nov 2016

So you’re moving to Canada, eh?

As this is being written, neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump has yet been elected president. But what’s obvious is that in the runup to this week’s presidential election, many Americans seem to be wondering if it’s time to abandon ship and head north if their favorite candidate loses. According

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29 Oct 2016

Halloween decorating for dummies

Whether you are into gruesome ghouls, fairy tales, or a little cosplay, it is the time of year to let your imagination run wild. The holidays are upon us and one of my favorites, Halloween, is near.  Driving down the streets, I have begun to notice many people have lost

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