Dear White People, How can I even begin to make you understand what this weekend's events in Charlottesville made me feel? How can I describe the terror I felt, the goosebumps on my arms, whenever a new picture surfaced of angry, bitter, screaming men wielding torches and Nazi salutes? How can I explain to you … Continue reading Dear White People
In my panic in realizing that it is indeed August, and that school starts in roughly three weeks, I received a text from a colleague. It read: "Have you seen the newest job posting on the school website?" I clicked away from my most recent Pinterest search and went to our school's site for job … Continue reading Uber Vanilla is Leaving! And, I Stole a Whiteboard to Celebrate.
Last year, I was with a friend of mine at Ulta, a cosmetics mecca. She was browsing the eyebrow products, her bright green eyes scanning products that cost more than my monthly student loans. An Ulta employee approached us, and asked if she was looking for anything in particular. "I don't know," my friend said, … Continue reading A Tale of Two Hairy Arms in America
I recently turned 31. So far, it feels pretty good. There's just something about being out of the tangled, insecure, woods that were my 20's that feels refreshing. I've gone from thinking I knew it all at 21 to realizing, ten years later, that I know very close to nothing at 31. And I'm okay … Continue reading Because 31
This month has been tough, guys. First week in was the Equity Retreat Disaster of 2017, and it has just continued in a downward trend ever since. The more that happens, the more I want to reach out to people and vent. The more I try to do that, the more I realize how alone … Continue reading Mocha Island