Category Archives: thoughts

Making a home

I’ve been hanging my artwork from undergrad, photos of friends and family, putting postcards from old roommates and cousins on my fridge, installing hangers for air plants, and otherwise nesting in my apartment of 4 years. I’m living alone again [...]

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I knew after the first date

“I knew after the first date that he was special and after the second one I wanted it to go on forever. I liked everything about him.” — My grandmother about falling in love and choosing to marry my grandfather, [...]

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Love is both a noun and a verb

John Mayer was only half right when he sang “love is a verb, it isn’t a thing”. Love is an unequivocal emotion, and it’s also a behavior that one chooses to act out each moment. I know, because I’ve both [...]

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Consumption and materialism

Yesterday I put about eight $100 button-up shirts (that had been folded up and forsaken on my dresser shelf for about 3 months) and four pairs of $150–$250 shoes into Trader Joe’s bags and went to a nearby consignment store [...]

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Who I am

I was once described as “academic, physical, and gregarious.”

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