Musings

Why I Hate The Gatekeepers Of Information

I'm not that good with authority. That much isn't a secret. I like to be as free as possible, all the time. I don't like being told what to do. And I ESPECIALLY hate being told what to do when there's no rhyme or reason or logic behind it. As the genesis of my new...

Welcome To The Matrix Where It’s A Good Life

It's a Wednesday evening. You have two screens going as usual. On one, you're binge-watching your latest favorite show on Netflix. On another, you have Facebook popped open and you're mindlessly scrolling along, checking out news and friends' status updates. Suddenly,...

How To Find Your Passion When It Feels Like You Don’t Have One

I recently had a conversation with my husband where I started off logically discussing that writing wasn't making me as happy as it used to, and I ended up in tears because I revealed that I have never felt like I have a calling, or "passion." (I also talked about...

The 10 Texts That Keep Romance Alive

Romance is fucking real ya'll. It turns out I just didn't know it until I married the best man on the planet. My husband and I are pukey: I understand this as an objective fact. I'm also okay with it. At any given moment, my phone is filled with romantic text after...

What I’m Doing Now & What’s Coming

I want to make the world a better place. This isn't a secret, I'm a total hippie. In that vein, I'd like to welcome you to the new LITMO Life. If you've been keeping up with my extremely sporadic blog posts, you'll know that I've been struggling a bit, not just with...

To Love Is An Act Of Rebellion

To love is an act of rebellion. In this world of us, them, borders, walls, autonomy, chains, openness, lies, the act of loving is an act in defiance of all we are conditioned to do and be. To love does not mean just to love romantically. To love means to love those...

The End Of Justification

Justification, to self or to others, is bullshit. Let me start over. Lately, inconsistency and I have been pretty good friends. Well, Internet inconsistency anyway. The act of blogging, or Youtubing, or social media-ing....these things haven't come consistently or...