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Austin, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

The Emergency Room is a Scary and Confusing Place at 2AM

6 Comments 25 September 2012

“Somebody stabbed me with a screwdriver!” These words traveled with a ten-person entourage on their way through the ER doors last Friday morning at 2AM. Geoff and I were at the ER because he had a 103 fever and was coughing up blood. Not coughing up blood in a Robert Shaw at the end of [...]

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Featured, Hipstercrite Life

I Am Not a Girl

9 Comments 30 August 2012

I’ve never categorized myself as a girl. In fact, I’ve never even felt like a girl. I recognize myself as a “woman” and as “Lauren”, but not a “girl”. I’ll even take “lady”, but no “girl”. “Girl” conjures up images of monthly hair, manicure and tanning appointments. Weekly shopping trips with girlfriends, yoga classes every [...]

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20-Something, Hipstercrite Life

I Believe in a Thing Called Love, Just Listen to the Rhythm of My Heart

9 Comments 19 November 2011

Yesterday I took a big chance. I wrote an article about my boyfriend on CultureMap- which gets way more traffic than my blog does. I often find it difficult to write long posts, but I found myself able to nearly write a book about my boyfriend. The post, titled “Do You Believe in All the [...]

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20-Something, Hipstercrite Life

And One Day She Stopped

19 Comments 22 July 2011

I have a boyfriend. This may be nothing amazing in developments for Mankind, but for anyone who knows me, it is nothing short of incredible. Or maybe it’s not. Maybe it’s just mind-blowing to me. You see, I haven’t had a boyfriend in a very long time. Instead, I mostly dated a string of assholes [...]

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Hipstercrite Life

A Letter to the Man Who Should Not Read My Blog, But Does Anyways

18 Comments 12 July 2011

I wondered if you even existed when I would see a couple on the street. At the rate I was going, it didn’t seem like I would come to meet you. You were an elusive figure. Someone I was left to writing about. A stranger I was to meet on a subway in a big [...]

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Hipstercrite Life

To Dance in Laredo

12 Comments 19 April 2011

Life is always an adventure. Even when it takes you to a border town in Texas where friends and loved ones suggest that your safety will be in great danger if you go. Texas is 268,581 square miles of curios. Even on the long stretches of dry nothingness or repetitious sand-colored strip malls, the state [...]

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Hipstercrite Life

To He Who Should Not Read My Blog

15 Comments 01 April 2011

I don’t write about my social or romantic life on my blog very often, if at all. This blog is not the platform for that- it’s supposed to be a blog about being a fuckin’ hipster, dammit- and in some areas of my life, I’m actually a somewhat private person. I also realize that saying [...]

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20-Something, Hipstercrite Life

Try a Little Tenderness

7 Comments 14 February 2011

source “I haven’t been in love in a long, long time,” she said to herself in the best Otis Redding impression she could muster up. Heightened emphasis on the first “long.” Eight ‘o’s’. “I haven’t been in love in a loooooooong, long time,” she kept repeating just enough so the purpose behind the sentence meant [...]

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