I Love This Show

The current season of Queer Eye: more than a makeover dropped last week on Netflix. This season, set in Austin, TX, features ten individuals who, for various reasons, were selected to receive the help of the Fab Five for a week.

Now maybe you are thinking…

A topic on which I do not waffle.

It is has been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I can understand that. Breakfast provides fuel to get your day going and helps everything from staying alert in school to Erin not getting so hangry in…

Here is to the legend that was Betty White

When the show Sex and the City came out, women everywhere analyzed themselves and determined which of the four main characters they most resembled. Were they Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, or Miranda? Like everyone else, I looked at my own life and…

Today a friend gifted me a small Christmas tree. She was appalled when she learned that I did not have one and informed me that needed to be remedied ASAP. When I jokingly responded that she could get me one for Christmas, she hit my arm in excitement. By the…

Why not?

Recently an old friend messaged me about getting engaged, but since it was her second wedding, she didn’t feel the need to shout it off the rooftops.

Girl, shout it off the rooftops. Hell, proclaim it off the Eiffel Tower or the Empire State Building. If you are…

Going back to my athletic roots

Yesterday I made the bold move (a relative term here) to sign up for a co-ed basketball league. Since college, I haven’t been in an intramural basketball league, so we will see how this goes.

Like many American children, I grew up playing basketball…

Scary times, not scary friends

This past Friday, I ventured on a candlelight tour of Fort Mifflin, located down in no-man’s land near the Philadelphia airport. Seriously, there is like no civilization down in that part of the city. It’s eerie.

The candlelight tour begins with entering the fort and…

An ode to a crazy sport

I’ll admit, I dreaded cross country (XC) races growing up. I used to pray for rain. Nay, not just rain, I prayed for torrential downpours so there would be no question about whether it would be safe to run. There is an old Catholic…

No, that isn’t a misspelling

Recently I had an intense conversation with a five and a six-year-old. The conversation went as follows:

Child 1: I think it’s cozy.

Child 2: Or is it comfortable?

Adult with a whimsical sense of humor: “Maybe it can be both. Maybe it can be…

Erin McKenna

Writer hoping to spread joy and laughter.

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