26 Things I’ve Learned in 26 Years

Hello! As of today, I turned 26. No longer am I a product of the mid-twenties: I can officially say that I'm in my late twenties and therefore closer to the age of 30. Kind of nerve-wracking to believe that I'm getting older; soon enough, I'll be wondering where the time had gone when I'm …

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2019!

Happy Saint Paddy's Day, everyone! Yes, it's another year in which we all pretend to be Irish and find any excuse to drink our weight's worth of alcohol. From Guinness to Jameson, there's no limit to the amount consumed on this raucous holiday. Considering that I've been pretty lame at socializing for over a month …

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Why I’m Not “Queer Enough” (and that’s okay)

If you were to hear the word "gay," "lesbian," "bisexual," or "queer," then I can safely assume that you have presumptions about what a "typical insert-label here" looks and acts like. From the flamboyant gay queen to the masculine butch lesbian, we have stereotypes about certain people in the LGBTQ community. Of course, we can't …

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I Used Two Dating Apps for a Day (and here’s what happened)

Valentine's Day is here, and I found it appropriate to write about my thoughts on dating and relationships through the example of today's ubiquitous dating apps. Hope you enjoy it! Growing up as a Millennial in the mid-to-late 2000's meant that I saw the shift from flip-phones to smartphones, along with the apps that came …

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