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February 9, 2017

So many cool creative queers in Oakland!  

Oakland, CA is a hotbed for LGBT creativity

November 18, 2016

'Cause family is complicated...

How to throw a kickass Friendsgiving

November 16, 2016

So you think you can't dance...

5 Steps to conquering your fear of dancing

October 17, 2016

My ode and call to action for National Novel Writing Month...

Are you brave or crazy enough to write a novel in 30 days?

September 29, 2016

Does the word "mindfulness" stress you out? Me to! Here are some new terms that I find much more relaxing.

Tired of the buzzword "mindfulness?" Here are 8 alternatives (Part 1 of 2)

September 28, 2016

Dating is really hard, but I'm here to help. Many of these ideas work in other places too. 

Magical third date ideas in San Francisco

September 23, 2016

So even though I'm a cranky cat lady I can still sorta appreciate dogs. This article is chock-full of weird and wonderous facts that you can wow your dog park friends with. 

Why dogs are better than people and of course cats too

September 13, 2016

I went New York and did a bunch of weird stuff, none of it involving the Statue of Liberty (though I think she's a really cool lady). 

Why site seeing is stupid and you should do cooler things in New York City

September 9, 2016

OMG! My first fashion piece (sorta). 

10 reasons my fanny pack is rad

August 28, 2016

Want to watch me try and turn a huge mistake into something that could help others and maybe even make you laugh? 

How to combat your shameful behavior while drinking in a bar

August 11, 2016

If like me, you've wondered why there isn't more booze based science this is the article for you. Or if you've always wanted get up on stage but been afraid to try this article is like your own little karaoke coach. May it inspire you to epic mediocrity and enthusiastic shenanigans. 

A pseudo-scientific study of karaoke

August 2, 2016

Enough with the pushy, hard-charging, never stop motivational sayings. I want to send them all on a month long beach vacation and not even let them windsurf or kayak. They just have to sit in a lounge chair sipping a tropical drink and reading a trashy novel. 

Are motivational sayings stressing you out?

July 29, 2016

Sure haters gonna hate, but sometimes they learn to hate a little less and that is a really beautiful thing. 

How riding my bike helped me hate Republicans less

July 26, 2016

I noticed that everyone around me seemed to be complaining about the city that I love. Here is my attempt at an intervention. 

How to stop complaining about San Francisco

July 19, 2016

Are you one of those brave and crazy souls out there trying to hug it out in the dating world? This ones for you my love seeking brothers and sisters. Stay strong! 

Ridiculous new words that apply to your ridiculous dating life