“It comes from the love that binds us, that’s what makes a family.”
“There are too many reasons that my Mamas found love in each other’s presence. There are too many moments when we are unbreakable. And in this moment, we are one family.” As long as I breathe, I will stand for equality. For compassion, and for humanity. For the love that binds us beyond our comprehension.Read more
When I was younger all I wanted was to get out of Kansas. I was going to do big things. I was going to live in a big city. (Despite my inability to ever know where I am going). I was going to travel. I was going to see the world. Small minds. Small towns.Read more
Math has never been my best subject. Or even close. I never received excellent grades in math — always B’s with the occasional C’s. One day in middle school I came home with a C on my report card in my math class. I was then grounded until I got my grade up. I pleaded with my parents,Read more
I found this on my Facebook page the other day. I wrote it about four years ago. I decided to share it without editing it (although there are a few changes I would like to make!). For the most part, it’s pretty much all still true. (Except #3, whoops! I now own both Uggs andRead more
Back in the day, I wrote columns for the KU student newspaper, The University Daily Kansan. Exploring some of my past writings, I came across this gem. (Author –> Erin Brown, because that’s my maiden name of course). Enjoy!
I used to take pride in my stress level. I used to believe that my long, extravagant to-do lists and full schedule of extracurriculars were signs of success, and the fact that I could barely sleep at night and felt on edge during the day were simply signs that I cared. That I wanted everythingRead more