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