Imagining Otherwise While Reading

Next time you’re reading, imagine the protagonist as someone else. It’s not easy and requires effort, but it’s important!

The Fluent Summer

My summer plans are to practice languages, specifically with a Sci-Fi book club, featuring my Dad.

One Year Down, Many(?) More to Go

If you’ve been wondering where I’ve been, it’s working or procrastinating. Last week was the week of finals, … Continue Reading

My Favorite Song: Magnólia by Jorge Ben Jor

Another entry in the favorite song series, this time we’re going to Brazil with Jorge Ben Jor on a golden ship to meet the one we love.

Many Years Naturalish

I can’t believe I’ve been natural for nearly two decades? Here’s a brief breakdown of that journey, and where my hair is now.

The Dog I Needed – Meet Snooky

I’d like to say it was my life’s calling to be a dog mom. Growing up I wanted … Continue Reading

5 Reasons I Swipe Left on Tinder

I’ve started using dating apps and while some say I’m picky, I say I’m…choosy. Here are some reasons I swipe left on Tinder.

Moving Out, Moving On

I moved into my own apartment! This process has been exhausting, interesting, and enriching. Mostly exhausting though.

Friday Jams: Japanese 80s Mix

When it’s cold, I sometimes am drawn to warm music to remind me of what it’s like to … Continue Reading

Weekly Reads: Puppies, Cigarettes, and Japanese BBQ

Good reads from the past week including some puppies, some evil cigarettes, and a Japanese Barbecue tattoo.