Best of 30POV: Tick-Stop

May 21, 2011

“Best Deconstruction of Gender Norms” For those of you who expect childless thirty-somethings to be in the “Sure, I want to have kids some day” boat, I offer up: Bestie #21. Tick-Stop, a.k.a. I Broke My Biological Clock Writing This* Although I have not a bit of “scientific evidence” to back up the following claim, […]

The Search is Over.

October 21, 2010

Not only am I admitting I have a problem, I’m begging Horatio Caine to allay me of the symptoms.

Rosie Goes Poetral

September 21, 2010

Am I your ethical dilemma? Or are you just an asshole?

Choose Your Own {Ending}

July 21, 2010

Given my mother’s encouragement, my father’s diffidence, and an apparently overwhelming acceptance by the small community where my parents had landed after it was no longer “dope” to live out of your van, my voices and I should have thrived during the shift from adolescence to pubescence. But what is tweendom without rebellion? I locked myself in a room with Ted, Darby, and Mr. K. and ordered them to stop influencing me. “I’m normal now,” I told them, “but you’ll always be in my heart.”

All You Really Need to Know About Poetry Reading Etiquette You Can Learn From Rosie

June 16, 2010

Don’t pick your nose. Seriously. We’re not sitting in traffic. We’re not old men sitting in our worn out recliners. We’re in a POETRY READING. You may not know this, considering you are the nose-picking type and all, but poetry is actually sort of a sophisticated thing.

For God's Sake, Return to Sender!

May 3, 2010

Dear Mr. Noonan: I have some of your mail here. Apparently, you’ve won $10,000 dollars!!–all you have to do is call 555-432-8789. Also, a brand new car waits for you at the dealership down the street. Oh, and if you’re in need of a job, there’s a fantastic work-from-home opportunity that you don’t want to miss out on!!

"Remember that night we died?" {aka} "Why we hate franks and beer."

April 21, 2010

“Hey, remember that time we died? That was awesome.”

"Everytime I turn around…I see the girl who turns my world around…"

March 21, 2010

As an official product of the 80’s, there are many people, places, and things to which I could attribute my MONUMENTAL success. {read:  not a homeless heroin addict…yet} A plethora of life lessons were bestowed upon my young mind in the 80’s.   We learned mechanical things are dangerous and may blow up (Challenger or […]

Rosie is in a relationship with Mr. Poopoopachu, and "It's Complicated"

February 21, 2010

Now that I have your attention, truth be told, I am in fact, NOT in a relationship with Mr Poopoopachu.  But it got you reading now didn’t it? Wow, you little voyeurs, you. In no way is it a dynamic revelation that social networking has changed present day society as we know it. (Don’t believe […]


January 21, 2010

You suddenly realize that in your eyes, pregnant women are no longer, bloated, complaining, puke machines; they have morphed into beautiful, sexy, humans with super powers. And you start to wonder, “Why don’t you have super power?”

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