The ballad of the chin hair​

In the last 30 minutes, I've sat down for lunch but I've only picked at my food because I'm extremely preoccupied with my hair. It isn't limited only to the hair on my head, but I'll get back to that dead-end mess later! I've spent half of my lunch break in front of the mirror … Continue reading The ballad of the chin hair​

Sides One and Two: Rob Sheffield’s Love Is A Mix Tape and Me

(Two of many copies of Love Is A Mix Tape along with a tracklisting for a tape I'd made in high school, along with a reminder to check out the Buzzfeed website). I had originally planned a much heavier essay last week about holding oneself accountable in relation to major lifestyle changes and making the appropriate … Continue reading Sides One and Two: Rob Sheffield’s Love Is A Mix Tape and Me

“So, uh… Whiskeytown is your favorite band?”: Dating and Popular Culture

(photo credit: richkidsunite, via Flickr) I have long accepted I need to write about happenings in my life in order to make sense of them. The unfortunate aspect about this understanding is that I write about it, and consider the job to be finished; even when I know something is good for me, I write about … Continue reading “So, uh… Whiskeytown is your favorite band?”: Dating and Popular Culture

Trash by Taylor: August favorites

(hey, hi, it's me. i know it's been a long time, but i've just been trying to live life, y'know?) August was a weird month. It was one of those months where you find yourself as a character in a coming-of-age film, but John Hughes didn't write your film, so there is a whole lot … Continue reading Trash by Taylor: August favorites