Eight Years

When Nate asked me to be his girlfriend, almost ten years ago, he told me he was looking for a "life partner." And even though I was internally exploding with firecracker excitement at how this cute, smart, witty guy was interested in me, at those two words, "life partner", I thought, "huh, weird word choice." I …

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The Spirit of St. John Rivers (WTH 2.5)

(The following post contains spoilers for the novel Jane Eyre.) I just finished listening to the audiobook of Jane Eyre. I first read Charlotte Brontë's most famous work in my early teens– it was a school literature assignment, one which I thoroughly enjoyed. The gothic, romantic saga of orphaned and unwanted Jane was exactly my cup of tea. …

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