Through the Looking Glass

We had mirrors growing up. Most people do. We had a mirror in the medicine cabinet, a mirror on my wall, round make-up mirrors sitting on sideboards. I’ve always loved the way sunsets dart from their silver skins like swifts, bursting orange onto unsuspecting walls. The first time I saw my adult self full length... Continue Reading →

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Facing Fear

Anxiety and me go way back. I’ve worn the war wounds, cracked my knuckles and freaked the hell out. These days my anxiety is less of an iron belt cinched tight around my chest and more of a nagging great aunt who comes to visit once in a blue moon. I nod at her, smile... Continue Reading →

Young + Beautiful

Gold teeth, grey goose, trippin' in the bathroom? Bloodstains, ballgowns, trashin' the hotel room? It's the life Skins sold to us as teens and the life Lorde shot down. What's it really like being fresh-faced and fancy free? Here's another look at the life of a 21st Century 20-something navigating all the obstacles that come... Continue Reading →

Young + Beautiful

Quit the tabloids. Halt the glossies. Here’s another look into the really real realities of being a woman with a body and all of the issues that come with it. Told from the point of view of today’s twenty-somethings. KATHERINE. VINTAGE VENDOR AND WORD QUEEN. 23. How confident would you say you were? It can... Continue Reading →

Dear Diary…

I used to have a book with 365 bedtime stories in it. One for every day of the year, in case you couldn't figure that out for yourself. I can only remember a few of them now; the story for my birthday, my sister’s birthday and the story for January the First. It was only... Continue Reading →

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