This is about what the doctor said next

On the day I realized my life was a political statement, I was sitting in the dermatologist's office, a small, white-walled exam room covered in pamphlets featuring beautiful women with clear skin.  I'd sat on the same exam table a thousand times before; it's something I've been forced to do since acne colonized my face … Continue reading This is about what the doctor said next

Grunge and Glitter and Girls

What do sovereign power, glitter, and cotton-candy pink all have in common? They are my three childhood obsessions.  Well, that and baby-dolls, which I admit was weird. I mean, I don’t even like babies.  But whatever. My interests have always been somewhat of an oddity.  When I was a junior in high school, I painted … Continue reading Grunge and Glitter and Girls