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The 5 Best Things About Going Gluten Free

In the summer of 2009, my body revolted. My slightly temperamental stomach became unable to handle anything. Crackers and toast gave me 3 hours worth of digestive pain. I didn’t want to eat, I had...

The Pros and Cons of an MFA: Part II

Last week, I told the Pros of getting an MFA in Creative Writing. Now it’s time to share the cons. As I mentioned before, please note that these responses skew to the Chapman University graduate program....

The Pros and Cons of an MFA: Part I

Last week, after five and a half years, I finally defended my thesis to get my Masters in creative writing. The road grew so long from a combination of anxiety and red tape, and...
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Find Enjoyment At Home With Virtual Travel

I love traveling. Something about going to places both old and new sparks the imagination, and nothing else replaces it for me. My best creative moments happen when I’m traveling. The change from the...

Thoughts on How I Met Your Mother

Last month I got sicker than I’ve been in a while, and it was about all I could do to crawl to the couch, turn on my TV, and browse Netflix. Luckily, Netflix recommended...

Locations That Speak

I love traveling, being somewhere else, and experiencing new places. I spent last week in San Francisco for Dreamforce, which with over 90,000 registered attendees became the largest vendor-led tech conference ever. I spent...