31

Today is my 31st birthday. I’m no longer fit for any of the “30 special people under 30” lists. I’m pretty sure it means I’m a bona fide adult now. This also means that I have to return to the...

3 Workouts For When You’re On a Budget

I know that working out is hard to do. There are plenty of legitimate excuses: It takes too much time It’s so expensive I don’t see results I’m already so overweight, it’ll be painful to try to exercise. I was...

What’s In a Nickname?

I’ve never been a person to have a nicknames. My family didn’t have nicknames growing up. Maybe for like a minute, one of my brothers called me “Yo-yo” (somehow derived from any child’s lack of ability to say “Laurel”). A...

Dreams

Today we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. His birthday is January 15th, but in 1983, Ronald Reagan signed a bill making the third Monday of January a national holiday. Searches for MLK’s important “I Have a Dream speech” must go...