Yearly Archives: 2014


Ruinous Runs and Other Things I’ll Do Again 6

I have nothing. Or perhaps I have a field of tumbleweeds sweeping across my thoughts. Marathon Four has left me in a weird and untenable state, a state of which I was I previously and happily unaware. I have been rendered proudly disappointed. Marathon Four picked me up, turned me upside […]


Imagine

  It’s a beautiful day. You went to bed late, because homework piled high on your desk and spilled onto the white shaggy rug your mom bought you for your birthday. Your alarm rang loud, “All About the Bass” shook you awake and you dashed to the shower. You worried […]


Abstaining from Abstinence 1

I met a man recently who was kind and friendly and chatty. As we engaged in small talk, weirdly, pre-marital sex came up. My new friend went on to explain that the way women dressed these days is shameful and that they should save themselves for marriage. Now, I have […]


On Modesty and Abstinence 4

Sunday morning. Coffee and sunshine and chatter. I tell my dearest about my friend, whose daughter was sent home from school for a dress code infraction. Her crime? Yoga pants. My indignation grows as I speak. How can they justify sending a kid home for yoga pants? First of all, that’s […]