I’m Off to Croatia

I’m Off to Croatia

“What’s a hashtag?” My aunt asks the room, as my Grandma June places her hands on her lap. My Uncle Ben peels the Fantasy Football draft chart off the taupe living room wall, and my cousins are dying, as my Aunt talks about my sister’s love of Pokemon: “She’s hashtag pounddeepinit,” she says, and my … Continue reading

Are You There God? It’s Me. Natalie.

Are You There God? It’s Me. Natalie.

I was drinking wine while packing my suitcase for a trip to Colorado last week, and while I was in my bathroom, gathering together the mini shampoos, and placing earrings into little plastic bags, the voice of Ernest Holmes, a spiritual teacher who is long-since dead, boomed through the speaker on my phone: “Friends, in … Continue reading

Something for the Weekend

Something for the Weekend

Why Sarah Silverman loves Bernie Staying in is the new going out This guide to Palm Springs Bad Feminist, a¬†collection of essays by Roxanne Gay Three criterion that create your self-esteem Jenny Packham wedding dresses, because hey, maybe one day… Why you will marry the wrong person The Theory of Everything podcast Photographing the real … Continue reading