Elizabeth Gilbert eased me out of my mid-twenties crisis.

Her book Eat, Pray, Love, which you may have read because you like the Oprah book club or refused to read because you hate anything Oprah endorses (which is where most of my friends fall), helped me become comfortable with myself. Mostly in the fact that I don’t quite know myself well enough yet toContinue reading “Elizabeth Gilbert eased me out of my mid-twenties crisis.”

Unlike 6.4% of my FB friends, I’m not pregnant!

It’s the issue that most single women in their mid-twenties deal with: seems like the rest of the world is having babies and I’m still trying to decide what I want to be when I grow up. It’s not the whole world, it’s not even a majority of my acquaintances, but it’s amazing how a measlyContinue reading “Unlike 6.4% of my FB friends, I’m not pregnant!”

Through error you come to the truth! I am a man because I err! You never reach any truth without making fourteen mistakes and very likely a hundred and fourteen. And a fine things, too, in its way; but we can’t even make mistakes on our own account! Razumihin in Crime and Punishment

Don Miller should be required reading for twenty-somethings.

A Million Miles in A Thousand Years—Donald Miller There’s something about Miller and the way he tells stories. I’ve not read all of his books, but when I read my first Miller book, Through Painted Deserts, I fell in love with his writing style. Perhaps it’s his openness, harsh honesty with himself, or maybe it’sContinue reading “Don Miller should be required reading for twenty-somethings.”

Two-thousand-nine was mighty fine.

Probably the biggest value of a blog or a journal is the actually act of writing and sharing and then having it recorded for later remembering. So here’s my 2009 highlights: Birthdays: My friends and I decided this year to celebrate each of our birthdays by enjoying a meal of our choice and then the birthdayContinue reading “Two-thousand-nine was mighty fine.”