I heard some feedback about my first money-saving blog like, "I never knew this about you" and "I always wanted to try that..." So here are 5 more ways. Take them or leave them! Be a Mystery Shopper: I use an app called iSecretShop. I was skeptical at first, but we have completed 20 shops... Continue Reading →
the year she was three poem
i hope i don't forget: how you omitted the a, and called those colored ovals of helium "bloons". how you put your ear on my stomach and told me that your brother loves our family. how you thought the sinks at my work got smaller, but really you grew. how you demonstrated the way you... Continue Reading →
i am starting to understand why we can't figure out how to love each other. you are my wound; and i am yours.
chutes and ladders poem
why does it feel like a perverted game of chutes and ladders to be a member of a subordinate group in this country where you climb and you climb and you climb, only to reach the top and see the faces of a brotherhood of white, christian men mock you as you stumble however many... Continue Reading →
I Cried When Barack Obama’s Term Ended, but I Voted For Mitt Romney in 2012.
That's right. Let's go back in time. It's 2008, and I'm a senior in high school. My family is all about John McCain, but my birthday is in May, and I'll miss the election by six months. That didn't stop me from vocally expressing my concerns about Obama's birth certificate to classmates and questioning if... Continue Reading →