inside my head

That girl’s internal monologue which may or may not be interesting to you.

6 things that I think might happen at my high school reuinion

6 things that I think might happen at my high school reuinion

1. I won’t know anyone there. Maybe this is a real worry for some people, but my graduating class was 94 people, and I most of us were in school together since first grade. Still, I picture myself walking into a room full of strangers. 2. I will immediately revert to my high school self. I’ll immediately forget five(…)

things i have posted in my high school alumni facebook group vs. reality

things i have posted in my high school alumni facebook group vs. reality

Every few months, the “class coordinators” for my alma mater, a K-12 private school outside Washington DC, ask all of us for updates on our lives that they can put in the alumni magazine. And so every few months, we ask ourselves, “How can I make myself sound happiest and most successful without lying outright?”(…)

yet another blog post about the isla vista shooting

yet another blog post about the isla vista shooting

I guess this is how our nation copes with tragedies now. Hashtags. Twitter monologues. Blog posts. I wasn’t going to write one, I guess, but then I read this Thought Catalog article and it made me so mad that I had to sit down and explain every reason that it is partially right but mostly horrifically wrong.(…)

on the heat death of the universe

on the heat death of the universe

I know, I know, I’ve been gone for ages, and there was that weird guest post about racism in porn that was up for about an hour before I took it down, and I’ve been totally silent otherwise. It’s weird. I know. Sorry. I will be re-uploading the porn article, by the way. My friend(…)

highly sensitive

highly sensitive

I’ve discovered, recently, that I am what is known as a “Highly Sensitive Person”. I first discovered this when my friend tweeted a link to a Huffington Post article about the phenomenon. HSPs (oh, yes, we have an acronym) are between 15% and 20% of the population, and are characterized by a bunch of personality(…)

the liebster award

the liebster award

In keeping with my recent decision to take this blog less seriously, I’ve decided to participate in what is, essentially, a massive blogger-only chain letter called The Liebster Award. I got nominated by the amazing Harper of Harper Honey, and now I must do four things: List eleven facts about myself. Answer Harper’s eleven questions. Nominate(…)