i’m still here.
AND JESUS! He’s the best tbh. Matt and I met with our counselor yesterday. And it was a relief to unload and get some helpful feedback in return. It was … Continue Reading but i too need therapy.
Sometimes I think my tendencies as “the stereotypical middle child” directly influence my workplace personality and management style: I don’t like conflict and want to squash it where it exists. … Continue Reading Stuck in the middle.
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