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

Excursions: Defending the Social Sciences

I’m a social scientist. Here I defend the social sciences and their inclusion in STEM, while breaking down why science is exciting in all forms.

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.

Excursions: My First Kiss, or, How I Really Confused a Boy I Liked

I write about my first kiss in a heavily redacted way. Now that I think about it, I can see why he never called me back.

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