FIRST: we already know things aren’t simple or good

If there’s any all-encompassing deep, dark truth that we’ve learned in 2020, it’s probably rooted in the fact that we have very little control over the big picture. We can do the best under the circumstances, but at the end of the day, bad things will sometimes happen, jealousies will take hold, and things will…

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i am a ball…i am a pixar ball

By now, you probably feel like you’re experiencing some kind of whiplash between The Highwomen, The Wild Woman, something happening in California and the news of this Pixar ball that I promised y’all a week ago. So for now, let’s jump back into it: my Disney saga. Let’s be real: most high-intensity large-group scenarios make…

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nashville –> cali

Most of this won’t make sense unless we go back to the beginning. So, let’s start at Square One. Last week, I joined friends and family in Los Angeles, California for a 3-day Disney fan convention and a 2-day Disneyland spree. I was well-prepared for the trip: I’d made a “Secret Disney” playlist on Spotify…

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looking back, looking forward : a preview

I’ve been out of my element for 11 days. No cooking, no cleaning, no work, no schedule. Just living out of a suitcase, wondering where I left my pocket-size deodorant this time, praying nothing leaked (again) in my bag, and wondering how I’m gonna make sense of it all when I do, finally, find my…

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