Last Minute Dallas Event Invite: Dance Dance Part Party Dallas starts tonight!

Dance Dance Party Party is a Chicago-originated fun, welcoming dance and social event that has now spread to Texas. From the organizer: Dance Dance Party Party has come to Dallas! Please join us at the kickoff dance event: DDPP is kind of about exercise, kind of about socializing, and mostly about having a friendly, women-only … Continue reading Last Minute Dallas Event Invite: Dance Dance Part Party Dallas starts tonight!

Write Club Chicago: TONIGHT

If you're in Chicago and you want to see me engage in a competitive live lit bout (vs. the great Jeremy Owens of You're Being Ridiculous) come to the Hideout Inn next Tuesday at 7pm. Venue information and link to purchase tickets is here (and live/working). Bumping this up the page. Come out, Chicago! ❤

Birthday Blues Bulletin Board: Advice + Open Thread

I'm accumulating questions from people about birthday stuff, and Mr. Awkward just had a birthday (jaunty photo at link) so we're gonna talk about birthday stuff. The questions are along the lines of: "I make a big deal out of my spouse's birthday, they treat mine like an afterthought (if they remember at all)." "I've … Continue reading Birthday Blues Bulletin Board: Advice + Open Thread

#1203: “I’m getting married to God. How do I tell my family they’re not invited?”

Hi Captain! I'm 24 years old, and next year I'm undergoing the "consecration of virgins" ceremony from Catholic tradition, where essentially I agree to give up romantic attatchments and "marry" myself to God, like halfway to being a nun. I'm very excited about this, and have already started plans for the ceremony, including dresses and … Continue reading #1203: “I’m getting married to God. How do I tell my family they’re not invited?”