Ginger Searching For Soul

Kate, a 22-year-old ginger, just trying to find a little soul.

If you think this is going to be a blog post solely detailing the plays of one particular baseball game, you, my friend, are incorrect. But it will start off that way… On April 11th, 2016, I was sitting in the 3rd row of Fenway Park, a few yards behind third base. It was the […]

4 bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms, inground pool. Haunted. The house where I spent my childhood. The house where I learned and lived and lost and loved. The house that provided walls for my friendships and family nights and memory after memory. It’s on the market. And it’s full of ghosts. There are ghosts leaning on the […]

I’ve been making a list of the things they don’t teach you at school. They don’t teach you how to love somebody. They don’t teach you how to be famous. They don’t teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. They don’t teach you how to walk away from someone you don’t […]

“Oh, New York City? I could never go there…” I’ve heard that four five times now. Closely followed by various rounds of how fast–paced the city is. How dangerous the city is. How big or crowded or loud or whatever the city is. Honestly? I couldn’t go there either. For my entire life, it’s never […]

How long does it take for a place to become home? Does it take a month? A year? A decade? Or does it happen the instant someone rolls down their car window to ask you for directions? Is it home after you’ve been to every coffee shop in a ten mile radius, or is it […]

I got a job. I got a job that gives me cash money for hard work. I got a job that I can do from Vermont (where I am now) and Maryland (where I will be soon) and Wherever Else (where I will soon end up). I got a job as the Director of Business […]

The lease is up. After twelve short months in the apartment, it is time to say goodbye.     It’s 7:04 and I’m sitting in the empty hallway, talking to the walls. They’re whispering. “Remember when?”  Remember the knocks at the door? The good. The bad. The cops. Remember the heights marked along the door […]