Archive for November, 2010


You know that feeling you get when you change your mind? I think it’s just like the one you get when you realize you were wrong. It’s so faint, so slight, and it grows rapidly into something entirely different but I wish I could bottle up that fraction of a second that it exists. I’d […]


To the person who decided to add chocolate chips to waffles: Thank you, from every pleased particle in my body To my professor who cancelled class today: Thanks, because I wouldn’t have gone anyway To the library: Thank you for allowing me to work, particularly in such a spectacular setting (I would also like to […]


When I visit my sister-in-law Danielle, I can’t help but compare our lives. She’s a year older than me. I sit in class and work all day, study at night, while she takes care of Natalie Rose’s every need. She has no job, no college education, but Natalie Rose loves her and depends on her […]


It’s irritating falling asleep while doing your homework and then you wake up panicked, and go through the long process of getting ready for bed only to find you’re no longer tired. And you lie awake in your cocoon, so blessedly happy to be enveloped in the warmth of your bed until you’re plagued by […]