Keep Exploring

I’ve been mentally refining a metaphor-in-progress for days now, sifting for diamonds in the sand, and as I stand in the shower, hot water washing away the excess, my word hunt gives way to larger pursuits. Visions of a master’s degree in creative writing and hard-sought national publication light up my brain like fireworks in […]

Summer Capsule


First things first: This is not a fashion blog. It never has been and never will be because anyone who knows me will tell you I’m not a fashionista. (Once in college I dressed myself in yellow sweatpants, a yellow coat, and bright yellow sneakers and didn’t notice until I was already halfway to class. […]

Summer Syllabus


It seems my unrealistic anticipation of three “workless” months has arrived right on schedule, bearing with it the usual plethora of lofty summer goals. So many things to accomplish! So much sunshiny time to accomplish them! Somebody fetch me my magical unicorn so I can get started! Fellow teachers, you know what I mean. June, […]

Weekend Links #8

Weekend Links

How about a little (warning: nostalgia of the Topanga and Cory variety beyond this point) TGIF throwback to get these weekend links rolling? 1 // Speaking of nostalgia, yes to the wallpaper and NOPE to the carpet. Never in a million freaking years. 2 // Americans are weird (and sometimes mean). 3 // I’m not […]