Month: March 2015

Relax, Reflect, Rejuvenate

I’m trying to remember the last time, prior to this weekend, that I spent an entire weekend relaxing and not worrying about work or chores or errands. I’m trying to remember the last time I left my phone, on purpose, in another room for nine hours and didn’t wonder if

Jumbled Thoughts on Memory and Recognition

One of the things I like most about reading is that books often present you with ideas that are so common and so obvious, but still have never crossed your mind. It’s usually a line or a snippet of dialogue — something so casual that the author may not have

Pride Rocks

It’s not every week that I can say that I am a proud person — in fact, most of the time I feel like I’m cowering behind some sort of self-doubt or¬†wishing that circumstances could have happened slightly more in my favor. But this week, there has been an accumulation

“Type, Drunken Fingers!”

Last night, I went out with a mix of old friends and new, and I had a couple of drinks. It doesn’t take much for me to feel the effects of alcohol, so by the time I had gone home, my mind was tipsy and my fingers were drunk. I

Privilege and Familiarity

Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! As some of you may know, this year the theme for International Women’s Day is “Make It Happen”. This is to promote the idea that awareness is not enough — we have to take action to bring about equality. As some of you may know,

My Cringeworthy Fling with Pejoratives

I kind of sort of did something I regret. Remember when I said that I love stepping into character and seeing from someone else’s perspective? Well, sometimes it ends up being a situation in which I cringe at the uncertainty of what I’ve just done.¬†Last night, Solo Sleepover took the

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