Older people have a habit of telling you that things could be much worse. Worse beyond my youthful (28) comprehension. […]
mgrootn00I'm a confused Dutch woman, intrigued by humanity and infatuated with raw nature. From 2009 to 2014 I've aimlessly wandered through Central and South America. With North America I will have seen all of the Americas. What do I see in the world's most famous, revered yet also most despised culture? "Travel at its most enlightening is not about having a good time" said Paul Theroux. I see that's true. You are welcome to both my casually fun stories as the more thoughtful ones.
Dating Older Men
As a young woman, time spent with an older man is never wasted. You’re sure to learn something valuable like […]
Shame and Compassion
ABOUT SHAME Feeling good about doing something ‘bad’ doesn’t mean there is no shame around the action itself. Rather pride […]
The Only Girl on the Football Team
Overnight I was in college. I decided to join the (American) football team which consisted of just men. In my […]
Quantum Leaps and my Theory of Jet-Recycling
AWARENESS OF SCALE and the limited frequency of our perception provide us with our ultimate challenge; we will never be able to observe all.
Everything in our world–even our bodies–undergo quantum leaps constantly. Every atom of your body is circled by electrons which leap out and back into our world of perception all the time. Where do they go?
Philosophy: An Introduction
So I like thinking. A lot. Since I shed the restrictive burden of Protestantism five years ago, I’ve decided to […]