I Went to California!

For years, I’ve been making friends on the internet and wishing that I could meet them in real life, but if you’d told 19-year-old Mary that, in ten years, she’d be doing exactly that, I never would have believed you. Meeting your internet friends in real life is dangerous! What if they’re not who they…

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The Term Yogi

I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve moved this posts from my drafts to my scheduled back to my drafts. Like, actual months. And it’s not like I’ve written it or anything, I just keep looking at the title of it and sighing so loudly that I can’t fathom getting into the mindset…

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It’s Not About You

This is, perhaps, the thing that trips most people up. Recently, I told both of my siblings that I was bi, and I’ll get more in-depth with this next week, but the most important thing that both of them said, right away, was, “Thank you for telling me. I’m glad you felt like you could.”…

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Coming Out

I don’t totally know what I was planning for this post when I wrote it down for my Pride celebration. I know that I have a lot of feelings surrounding coming out, and that I really don’t have the urgency to do it with anyone in particular, or at all. I think a lot about…

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My First Ah HA! Moment

Okay, realistically? Literally how did I not know? Underworld came out in 2003, but I distinctly remember watching it for the first time in my living room because–are you ready for this–my dad made me stand out in the kitchen during the sex scenes, so I had to be in middle school, which was probably…

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Sleeping at Last

Sometimes, you just know. The opening page of a book is so wow that you know it’s going to be a five-star read. The first few minutes of a film are exactly what you love that you know it’s going to take twice as long to watch because you’re going to be pausing to shout…

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