A Letter to the Editor

Dear Maney, We, your humble readers, have a few thoughts to share with you. We've been following your blog for some time. We feel that we know you. We feel that you have adequately expressed to us your sorrows and weaknesses. And we have something to tell you. When you write about how sad you … Continue reading A Letter to the Editor

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See Maney Love

Once upon a time, I spent the last month in San Francisco as a nanny. Good, good. First time I lived out of state, ever. I guess this should have made some kind of impression on me, but really I feel like I'm just in shock that I'm home again. I spent the greater part of June/July feeling … Continue reading See Maney Love

Congratulations

If you see me driving alone in a car, ruining the ozone with my selfishness; if you see me crying on someone else's shoulder, letting them hold me; if you see me buying  wind-chimes, books, chocolate, or paintings; if you see me making eye contact with the person I'm talking to; if you see me … Continue reading Congratulations

She’s There, and I Love Her

Today I realized that I silently judge people with stigma against mental health problems. I don't even know anyone who is wildly discriminating or disrespectful. Yet, I go around stewing in hypocritical judgement of my own misguided brothers and sisters. Mental illness runs in both sides of my family. Both sides have dealt with pain … Continue reading She’s There, and I Love Her

Turkeys; Understanding Zero to One

(writes “0-1” on the whiteboard) I have this friend who’s told me on multiple different occasions that he wishes he could be a turkey. I feel like, of all the animals in the world, why would you choose a creepy and delicious one? You’re doomed to be scorned all your life and eventually served with … Continue reading Turkeys; Understanding Zero to One