still feeling rather brave from my recent breakdown-free, out-of-state, child-less adventure, i jumped at the opportunity to see mobley — an austin-based artist recommended to me a while back by (you guessed it!) my go-to music guy, steve/n — perform here in town. invited shelby along. ordered two boulevards for me, two whiskey gingers for … Continue reading mobley

36 hours in columbus

not two weeks after hearing about (and naturally falling in love with) maggie rogers — this pharrell-approved, absolute-powerhouse of a nyu grad — she announced her first ever tour… with the nearest show being 659 miles away. and despite never once being away from liam longer than 12 hours, and certainly never once being out of … Continue reading 36 hours in columbus

fantastic beasts

when your mother has been a potterhead (a term i’ve strangely never felt comfortable using, but it sure beats saying something as boring as “a harry potter fan,” y’know?) since the ’98 united states release of the series, your childhood is bound to involve a bit of magic. okay, a lot of magic. okay, they’re the … Continue reading fantastic beasts

election day

blasted hamilton’s “my shot” on the drive to the church we had been assigned to vote at, but it didn’t help. stood in line with my fellow kansas citians. tried like hell to feel something — anything — other than sick to my stomach, but all i could do was think of the terrible way … Continue reading election day