Clumsy Guide to Being Your Own Valentine

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had a balls Valentine’s Day I’ve been single and sad, and I’ve been in disappointing Valen-relationships. My hate/hate relationship with the day goes way back. As holidays go, it’s an over-commercialization of love and reinforces unhealthy gender roles. Nonetheless, I love love. Love is my jam. So when my […]

A Thank You Note to my (Messy) Single Self

Single Erin was a Hot Mess. If you knew me then, you are probably nodding. Disastrous relationships, lots of flitting about between jobs, friends, geographic locales, nervous breakdowns, a perpetually messy house…¬†Actually, there’s a likelihood that I’ve yet to live down this particular moniker and in light of the fact that there are many more […]

How to Throw the Perfect Party for One

  Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement. Alice Koller December 29th, 2013   The last of the family left yesterday after a raucous, amazing, fun-filled […]