Planning For The Future: Part 2

Financial Health as a Single Person A wee disclaimer before we get too deep into this conversation. I am not an accountant, financial advisor, economist, or anything that would certify me to tell you what to do with your money. So, I will not be doing that.  What I...

Planning For The Future

  “Do you think you’ll stay in the city long-term?”  It’s a question I get pretty regularly—on first dates, talking to recent acquaintances—ok, basically any time I’m getting to know someone. I’m not sure how ubiquitous the question is for people living in...

My Friend’s Wedding

A few months ago, I asked a question in my IG stories about weddings. For single folks, they can be a mixed bag. On the one hand, we’re excited for our friend. But then there are some murkier feelings that can come up. Anxiety about how this change might affect the...
Calling in an Age of Burn Out

Calling in an Age of Burn Out

If you’re new to these parts, you should know that I love talking about calling and direction. What is a calling? According to the googs, it’s, “a strong urge toward a particular way of life or career; a vocation.” In the spiritual context, we would typically think of...
Managing Cancellation Fatigue

Managing Cancellation Fatigue

It was a Wednesday afternoon when I noticed the unread email pop up. The subject line read “Notification of Potential COVID Exposure.” I clicked on the email and read that someone who was sitting near me at an event had tested positive. I don’t think I would have...
What Did You Notice?

What Did You Notice?

I took exactly one creative writing class when I was in school. At the time, I was noodling in the world of music composition and songwriting. It seemed like a good idea to learn some things about writing words. That was how I wound up in Creative Writing my sophomore...