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Never the “Pretty Girl”

A.k.a Breaking the “Pretty Girl Complex” Written while listening to: “Ophelia” — Lumineers You never hear anyone say that Middle School was the highlight of their lives. Because 1: those people are clearly psychopaths, run away. Run away fast. And 2: Middle School tends to be the absolute freakin’ worst. None of use have quite grown into… Continue reading Never the “Pretty Girl”

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The Kid in “The Giving Tree” is a Dick

A.k.a How Shel Silverstein prepared us for crappy relationships Written while listening to: “Tennessee Pusher” — Old Crow Medicine Show There are lots of books and movies we re-visit as adults and go “holy balls, this thing was for kids?” Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree was kind of like that for me. On one hand, I used… Continue reading The Kid in “The Giving Tree” is a Dick

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Work Somewhere That Inspires You to Be Great

A.k.a I found my people Written while listening to: “Love is All I am” — Dawes I’ve always struggled with finding a place where I felt I truly “belonged.” I mean hell, who hasn’t? We all have those moments where we play “Go the Distance” from Hercules on repeat on our iPods. But even before I was… Continue reading Work Somewhere That Inspires You to Be Great