Today is my birthday! I am officially over 30 and taking the day off to do things I love and indulge in some sappy self-reflection. I was having a conversation about my life with my twenty-something and post-twenties selves. Here is what the debate produced. this is what 30+ looks like. 30+ is not selfish, […]Read more "Birthday Confetti: what 30+ looks like"
I kill green things. Under my care, plants eventually turn brown and brittle. One potted cilantro I bought lasted long enough for me to make one tasty batch of guacamole, and then the leaves wilted. It died within the week. I don’t know why my plants conk out on me. I may over or under […]Read more "Wiping Blood Off the Leaves"
Every once in a while, I listen to the point of view of someone who I’m predisposed to ignore and I am pleasantly surprised. This happened to me yesterday evening when the song “Feds Watching” by rapper 2 Chainz (formerly known as Tity Boi) came on the radio. Honestly, I’m not a big fan of […]Read more "On the Flipside…2 Chainz May Be Right"
It’s Friday, it’s Friday, it’s the end of the week, and the last day! (Word to Ryan Cameron). I’m super happy today for a number of reasons: I got enough sleep last night! I went to bed at 9:45 pm like a good girl. I’ve decided to take a class in creative nonfiction next month! […]Read more "Happy Friday!"
My left hand won’t stop quivering. Ambidexterity was never something I attempted to cultivate and my poor right hand is paying the price for my ordinariness. Painstakingly, I hold the tip of the nail polish applicator over the cuticle on my thumb. A hard jerk, and a wet blob of sea foam green blots the […]Read more "Coloring Inside the Lines…"