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

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.