You are a lobster in a pot full of cool tap water. The question is: Is the water still cold? Because you’re still the lobster. And you’re still in that cookware, we know this much is true. But has anyone ignited the gas below? Has the flame started licking the bottom of the pot? I … Continue reading I’m a lobster and so are you
I have a theory that the most judgmental people in this world are the ones that blab on and on about spreading happiness and positivity. While there might actually be some genuine ones, I think most of those people are stuffed full of themselves. I mean, positivity has a time and a place, but it’s … Continue reading I’ve about had it with positivity.
It is said that the second semester in college puts senior apathy to shame. It’s cold, for one thing, in most places. January and February are long, dark winter months full of snow and ice. Once it all melts into spring, no one wants to stay inside and do their homework. But now, you’re going … Continue reading All the Motivation Women Everywhere Need for Semester Two
I used to believe in the power of social media. I remember my mother, smiling, on the day that marriage equality was legalized across all fifty states. She told me that social media had done it, that Facebook and Twitter, of all platforms of communication, had saved the day. We were all thinking it. Looking … Continue reading On Incubators, Citizenship, and Quiet December Evenings