Scared

This piece is not a work of fiction. It's a true depiction of a scary experience I had when I was 18 years old and traveling around Europe with my friend, Genevieve. All these years later I was finally able to unpack it a bit and realize the impact it has had on me. It's … Continue reading Scared

Why I bike to work—or how I just really want to be a kid again

I'll never forget the best bike ride of my entire life, probably because about eight hours earlier I suffered through the worst bike ride of my life. I was seventeen years old and had agreed to go on a long and intense day of hiking and biking up Mount Angeles on the Olympic Peninsula with … Continue reading Why I bike to work—or how I just really want to be a kid again

Short Story: It’s never too late

Short story writing challenge #3 — It's Never Too Late The five words that were randomly generated for me to use are: vehicle, accompany, suit, raw, performance Lainey looked at herself in the obscenely bright mirror one last time and her trembling fingers traced the lines around her eyes with an invisible eraser. Her face looked older, her eyes slightly less … Continue reading Short Story: It’s never too late