Blanket Forts Made Me an Adult

by Erin Freeman It took about twenty years before I figured out how to comfort myself. I never really had to do it as a child; whenever something bad happened I had a parent around to talk me through it, bundle me up in a blanket and watch a movie with me. As I grew … Continue reading Blanket Forts Made Me an Adult

Choosing Fear Over Anticipation

by Erin Freeman In the company of an intimate group of friends and with an array of social lubricants at my disposal I still managed to feel uncomfortable. All of the usual components of social anxiety were in the mix that night, but then someone decided to put on “Nathan For You” and I was … Continue reading Choosing Fear Over Anticipation

Vintage Shopping: Connecting to the Past with Less Junk for the Future

by Erin Freeman I feel most at home amongst a hodge-podge of relics. Most of my possessions have been around longer than I have, and I hope that they find new homes when it’s time for them to leave mine. I’m a sucker for twentieth century aesthetics; each decade has its own color palette, style … Continue reading Vintage Shopping: Connecting to the Past with Less Junk for the Future