A/N: yes it's still a very short story... and getting shorter In the days after, I wondered if I had eaten a seed at all. I had not grown roots, there was no moss clinging to my skin and no leaves growing out of my ears. I was still mobile and very much human. To… Continue reading A Seed-Sized Secret
Ha alliteration! I really need to do this. More. I'm back in school (precariously though, because... any moment now, we really should be shutting down but somehow we've made it week 6) and I can't breathe. I am suffocated by the incessant assignment and projects, the egregious stares I keep getting from white people in… Continue reading Where Were We?
It's getting very unhealthy in here. “blessed beshewho isbothfuriousand magnificent” Taylor Rhodes, calloused: a field journal So I've been working out a lot, a lot more than earlier in the quarantine because now I've done a whole Chloe Ting program and I've designed my own schedule. I work out 5 times a week and I'm incorporating more… Continue reading Me, Pamela & Body Dysphoria
There is no happy ever after - but there is an afterwards.This isn't our ending.Rosamund Lupton, "Afterwards" There is a really good book called Afterwards, and while it doesn't have much to do with this post, it has given me something to think about. It's been a long summer. I've been absent for many reasons;… Continue reading Afterwards…
And you can do it too! I really can't believe how long we've been quarantined for. So much time has gone by that I really am just stuck in my routine now. If I can even call it that. When school work started to trickle down into nothing and I was just waiting for a… Continue reading What I’ve Been Doing While In Quarantine
and if you know one, pass this along 🙂 My Econ textbook says a life is worth $10 million dollars. So, if that's true, how much do we you when this is all over? Is it more than the bailouts the aviation industry is getting? Are there enough trees to print out $10 million for… Continue reading To All The Health Workers & Essential Workers…
Do you lot even have one? “It couldn’t last. Everyone was just killing time. But if all they did was kill time, time would end up killing them.” Michael Grant, Gone So I've seen a lot of articles about how to stay productive and how to be entertained and busy while in self-isolation but I haven't read… Continue reading The Quarantine Routine
"I'm never going back there again", she said while booking her flight ticket. I give you Chicago. It is not London and Harvard. It is not Paris and buttermilk. It is American in every chitling and sparerib. It is alive from snout to tail.H. L. Mencken In honour of spring break (and spring in general… Continue reading Chicago, Nov. ’19: The Clouds, The Coffee, The Concert.
My co-star has said twice that no-one cares how many books I've read... I disagree. The trouble with giving yourself a pep talk is that deep down, you know it's all bullshit.Sophie Kinsella, Remember Me? I'm about to spout some nonsense right here but hey, I need this. This blog thing, it's for my mental… Continue reading I Am A Storybook Character