Finish this phrase: “I wish I had a twin. At least you always had _______ __ ___ ___” I’ve introduced myself as a twin hundreds, if not thousands of times. If you finished this phrase, “someone to play with,” then I’d say you’re in the 90% of people I’ve introduced myself to. Other popular statements: “Twins … Continue reading Twinscapades: Making Friends
A couple weeks ago, a new friend commented on how I was “rocking those heels.” Never knowing how to respond to compliments, I laughed it off and said, “you know, I used to be really self-conscious about how I walk!” She couldn’t understand how in the world that would be something that concerned me, and it got … Continue reading Insecurity
I don’t know how it started, but sometime throughout the years, Schwes and I began ushering in each month with a celebratory “Happy new month!” said with the same amount of enthusiasm as “Happy New Year!” and “Happy Birthday!” Maybe that level of excitement was unnecessary, but today I’m reflecting on the past month, … Continue reading Happy New Month
I think I need a new section on my blog. Because as much as I love philosophizing about random things and figuring out life via essay, sometimes the thoughts that spill out of my brain are just plain “here’s what I did this weekend” stories. I’ve also recently gained the courage to tell my friends about this … Continue reading Of Lost Shoes and Pushing Through
This past weekend a couple friends and I drove out to Charleston, SC for a day on the beach and an evening of shopping to cure us of the work-week doldrums. One of the girls brought an awesome umbrella/half tent thing to shade our belongings (as well as the two of us afflicted with fair, burnable … Continue reading Of Love and Tent Assembly
9am and we have nothing to do. Rather, it’s 9am and we have nothing we need to do. For the first time in months, fiddling on my phone at this time on a weekday is completely acceptable. I’d read or write or knit or color, but there’s an occupied mattress between me and my backpack. … Continue reading New York: First Morning
Did you know that if you leave a cucumber in the fridge too long it liquefies?
I do now. Continue reading Liquefied Cucumbers