Representation

Dear Straight, White, Able-bodied Cis-Men : you’re good. We like you just fine and none of our requests for Women, LGBT or POC representation is out of hatred for you. What we’re really asking for is a culture where the main character could be you but doesn’t have to be. …

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Solo Adventures

The best way to build a relationship is to create shared experiences. Friendships strengthen and romance blooms when you do things together. But there’s a more important relationship than the one with your friends and loved ones: your relationship with yourself. Granted, you don’t have to try to create experiences …

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Galveston Trip

So I finally went on my Galveston trip. First time seeing the ocean and it was an adventure. I drove 5 hours to get down there, David Copperfield playing on my ipod the whole way. I drove past a giant statue on 45 of Sam Houston and realized just how …

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Cottage Food Law

Most of my friends know this but the internet may not be aware: I love to bake. I regularly make cookies of different sorts for coworkers and friends. My father recently asked me to make him a batch of sugar cookies but leave the colored sugar off the outside because …

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Building Self Trust

This is a problem I’ve had since childhood. I can’t trust myself with things. It gets to the point where I’m afraid to handle other people’s things because I might drop them and break them. I have a calendar event on my work laptop that goes off every 15 minutes …

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Dating Myself

This week, I bought myself roses. I cut them down and put them in a mason jar full of water. I might buy myself some of those colored beads to put in there and make fresh flowers a weekly thing. But the important part is that I saw flowers, pink …

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