Category Archives: America

There’s no place like home…

25 Things Besides “Mingle” That Single People Are Ready To Do

In 2006, Abercrombie & Fitch had a gray t-shirt that said “Single and Ready to Mingle” in brown, curly font across the chest. When my 8th grade boyfriend Pablo Gibbs (née Gomez) and I broke up, I wore said t-shirt to school the very next day. I can’t remember if I bought the t-shirt preemptively or if it belonged to one of my step-sisters, but I bore the words like a badge of honor that told the world I was on the market. In this context, “on the market” means “able to spare a slow dance at the next mixer.” Things were simpler then. ISIS wasn’t a threat, and I wore a size 2. A breakup was painless enough that I was ready to wear a t-shirt about it less than 24 hours later. Fast forward 10 years, and I’m not so stoked to “mingle.” After collaborating with 3 of my girlfriends, here is a list of 25 things single women are actually ready to do. Continue reading

An Ode to Europe

Dear Europeans of BuzzFeed, what have I done?
“Started World War III,” according to someone.
Apparently my last article upset you so,
But there are a few more things that I think you should know.
I wanted to explain but still be aesthetic,
So I said “Lucy, let’s get poetic.”
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35 Things You Appreciate About America After Living in Europe

Netflix, swim trunks, pizza delivery, and the US dollar, just to name a few…

Made of Solo Cups. Because this is Amurica.

Made of Solo Cups. Because this is Amurica.


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Being Catcalled

Abroad, it gets so annoying that you’re like…tumblr_inline_mod2zkJ9Of1rnvwt1

But after being home for a month, you’re like…hotchickro1_r1_500

When I start to tell a story about France…

My friends are like…tumblr_m0e0iim35A1qk6yk3o2_500

Mon Retour

At this point, you’re probably sarcastically saying, Were you, like, in France or something? because I pretty much incorporate it into conversation anytime I get the chance. Is she still going to talk about living in France? Well it was basically the peak of my life so YEAH, I’d say I’m still going to talk about living in France. But just for a minute.
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My Dog has an STD and Other Atrocities at Home

Remember what I said last time about being in Limbo? I take it back…
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