Author Archives: Alexa Tietjen

Sex and the First Date

This past weekend, my friend Emma went on a date. She came home gushing, eager to tell me all about how handsome and funny the guy had been, how great the restaurant was, and how the guy had even asked her for a second date. Just when I started to think she might actually elope […]

The Coffee Date

A couple months ago, I quit. I quit an a cappella group I had been a part of since my freshman year of college, and I quit a two and a half year relationship. In an effort to start anew, I made it a point to spend more time with friends, food, and chocolate, and […]

Blog Hopping: 20somethings in 2013

I’m on another blog! Check out my post on David Berezin’s blog about 20somethings in 2013. And read it here… In one of my college courses this past year, a philosophy professor explained Schleiermacher’s On Religion. While I (appallingly) cannot remember much about the book itself, one lecture in particular stuck with me. It was about finding […]

The Roaring 20’s

The 1920’s was a transitional decade for America. The economy was booming, jazz music was born, the Prohibition came around along with Art Deco, and need I mention Coco Chanel? If the new cinematic interpretation of The Great Gatsby has taught us anything – other than the fact that Leonardo DiCaprio is, was, and always […]