In true RJD fashion, I went unaccompanied to an all-white party in Springfield on Saturday night. I shimmied into a body con white Calvin Klein dress and prayed that the cheeseburger I unwisely had for dinner wouldn’t make me look pregnant. As I strolled into the room, I smiled widely and attached myself to the … Continue reading Jehovah’s Witnesses, Drake, and True Love
I loved my Daddy so much that i used to chew on his shoes. Yes. I know it’s gross, but I was only a toddler. I wanted to be near him, I wanted to be like him, so I chewed on his shoes. Not his work boots, mind you, but the leather shoes he … Continue reading Grown woman, but still Daddy’s girl
i was a new graduate of Ursinus College in 2006 when i went to a weekend Christian camp. a young man asked me about my plans. when i told him i’d be getting a PhD, he let out an old-man bark/laugh: “what happened to the days when women would have five children instead of five … Continue reading ditch school, get married = God’s plan?
i never wanted to date a man with long nails. yet, there i was, at an upscale sushi restaurant, trapped, sitting in front of a man whose nails were much longer than mine. and they were lacquered. * * it was a first date. we were supposed to have dinner and head to a club … Continue reading a date with a pimp on the DL?
i’d been blogging for ten years when i heard that my old site was shutting down. i ran around like… i was in despair, because, during the course of that time, i made friends on that site. we wrote about our hopes and dreams. i learned how to laugh about bad dates, celebrate achievements, and … Continue reading all i ever need is a good breakup song