Not One to Brag

Emotional vent blog, you've been warned. I have never been one to brag about getting good grades or assessments as they were called in my high school. I have always however been an excellent student. Growing up in a Montessori school, and then an essential school, we got personalized progress reports written by our teachers and mine [...]

Becoming Embodied

Everyone on instagram has been doing this 'post a photo from 7 years ago, 3 years ago, and this year' thing and I don't like posting those on insta or facebook because it feels tacky. I would usually post them on tumblr instead- somehow less tacky. So I decided to post it here. Here are [...]

Nuance

David Schneider (a guy quoted in one of the many academic articles I have been reading for my thesis) : "Simply knowing that a word can have many meanings, and simply knowing which are the many meanings a word can have, are not enough. What is necessary to know is which meanings apply when, and [...]

Pressed Flowers

I sent her four pressed flowers. Three cherry blossoms and a daffodil, from the park where I watch the sun make its descent in the sky each evening. Spring hasn't graced her ecosystem yet, she is further north than I am. I worry that sending her this token of spring may have come too soon. [...]

Nobody Knows.

It is almost 2AM. I am now more than half way through my final undergraduate spring break. I have been working on my thesis, watching movies and listening to audio books (advice, self help audio books can be great but also can be very damaging if they are not taking into consideration things like LGBT [...]

Living in the Quiet

I keep hearing people talk about silence between two people who love each other as a bad thing. I think it depends on context. If it was because too many things were left unsaid then yes. You’re right, that isn’t good. But see, in my future I see me standing there on the porch of [...]