A speed dating success story <3

I knew going in...it would be interesting. Possibly wonderful. Probably disastrous. Either way, I knew it would be exciting. Nerve-racking. Different. I try to make sure to do new things when I can. Things that scare me. Branch out beyond my bubble. And for a millennial, addicted to my smartphone and used to swiping occasionally on…

New Orleans vs. all y’all…

Mid-way through a clean snap of tail from body, the spicy, garlicky juice of a freshly-boiled crawfish squirted directly in my eyeball. That's the risk that comes with attending a free-for-all, crawfish boil at 10pm on a Sunday night. But I happily rinsed out my eye in the bathroom and came back for more. My lips…

Ain’t your mAnIc PiXiE dReAm GIrL

Look elsewhere. It's not me. To the men out there...you may have been hooked if you met me when my hair was pink, or rose gold, or some combo in between. You may have been enchanted when you found out my hobbies include painting, seeing improv, writing (and now Burlesque). It may have also been…