poetry: the drive home

Photo thanks to @rileyburnsphotography the drive home highway 19 changed its speed limit last month and finally caught up with the rest of the county. you always did 65 anyway, so it hardly matters. the big steer thirty feet above the interstate gas station is looking worn these days—could use a new paint job and... Continue Reading →

5:47 in North Beach

Photo by Eduardo Santos on Unsplash The semester has begun, and I'm already in love with my Groundings in Creative Nonfiction class. The reading list is a marvel within itself. A class of incredible writers to surround myself with doesn't hurt, either. Our first assignment was so much fun I decided to share! This piece... Continue Reading →

City Guide: Minneapolis

Photo by Weston MacKinnon on Unsplash Ah, the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Minnesota is often overlooked as an ice-desert nestled in the flyover states. And that’s fine — us locals like it that way. As our beloved Prince once said, “I like the cold weather — it keeps the bad people away.” The Minneapolis and St. Paul area is small... Continue Reading →

The Fall Refresh: A Checklist

Summer is a wonderful season of throwing things together. Wearing the same bathing suit uniform for days on end, making a quick meal with whatever doesn’t require an oven, and being outside as much as possible. I love the chaos of it — the fast-paced, worn-out feeling I get from long days in the sun. Once fall... Continue Reading →

A Note On Living Alone

What I Learned When I Traded 10,000 Lakes For 1,000,000 PeopleAs someone who is revisiting this piece only three weeks before graduating college, I can say that this year of twenty-one has been a fast changing one. Most of this post arose when I was in the really hard part of living on my own... Continue Reading →

Book Your Plane Ticket. I Already Did.

4 Ways You’ll See San Francisco Differently After SERENDIPITY*Note: This article was originally published On The Table for The GUILD, my favorite way to network. To see the original story, click here!San Francisco. It’s known for the tech, world-famous sourdough, and of course, the legendary Golden Gate Bridge. As a Midwest native, when my plane... Continue Reading →

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