Monthly Archives: September 2015


The Deep Darkness

A 14-year-old student in my school district tragically┬álost her battle with The Deep Darkness recently. Last week was National Suicide Prevention Week and this post has been muddling around in my brain since then, because perhaps some of you are in The Deep, too. I’ve learned a few things about The Deep Darkness over the […]


Leaving the Last Dessert and Other Lessons in Womanhood

At this very moment, there is a piece of delicious lemon blueberry cake in the fridge with mold on it, a quickly rotting pumpkin cupcake on the counter, and a plate full of half-cookies and crumbs on the table. We never eat the last dessert. My precious roommate and I are both unbearably female in […]