I turned 35 the other day. I have a renewed sense of purpose and excitement for my 30s, for some reason…not sure whether it’s because I lived through 2020 and … Continue Reading 35.
2007 brianne was 2007 britney. with more hair. and less umbrella assault. 2007 bri(tney) um, whoa.
I wrote this poem for an undergraduate writing class back in 2007. It was written in the style of Oliver Wendell Holmes and commemorates the 40th anniversary of the public … Continue Reading Necessitas
I am into so many things right now that aren’t Facebook. Though, admittedly, I do miss hanging out there. Web comics! Right now I’m reading Lambcat’s Cursed Princess Club and … Continue Reading things i am into these days.
We held a funeral last Friday for Matt’s dad and buried his ashes on Saturday. It felt good to cry big, fat tears at the funeral. My cloth mask was … Continue Reading Sorry, Iowa.
My social sabbatical has offered a welcomed reprieve from ruminative thinking. Maybe some other ways in which my mania manifests, but the decreased rumination is more than enough if I’m … Continue Reading coronakarma
I’m taking a break from social media at the moment. At least until after the election. Perhaps after the new year. After hearing the news of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death … Continue Reading Fasting.
Matty G is delivering his first sermon on Sunday. And while he doesn’t like the recognition or the publicity or the accolades, I for one am tremendously excited to learn … Continue Reading budding & sprouting
Fam, this last month has honestly pressed me dry. The one saving grace in all of it has been being able to return to worship on a weekly basis. I’ve … Continue Reading the (lonely) intersection
OK THIS IS THE BEST LOVE STORY EVER WRITTEN BY A HUMAN: The year was 2005. I was sitting in the cafeteria at Concordia University Chicago, sharing a meal with … Continue Reading The year was 2005.
I done started writing fanfiction again y’all. And I’ll never tell you what it’s for. But I hate it and love it at the same time. IT’S THE GUILTIEST OF … Continue Reading fanfiction
They were so stark on April 13th and now it seems as though I’ve forgotten them as this post has been stuck in draft limbo. Stay tuned for pt. 2!! … Continue Reading Stark realizations pt. 1
st. elmo’s fire burning in me
my husband is playing “the witcher 3: wild hunt,” and there’s a section of the gameplay soundtrack that sounds almost just like the opening line of “let all mortal flesh … Continue Reading i dedicate this post to sarah gulseth.
Jesus reigns. We are saving so much money right now. My student loan is not collecting interest; it’s also in “administrative-related forbearance,” so you know I am banking that $400 … Continue Reading good things.