Archive for November, 2011

One of the only sitcoms that I make an effort to watch is The Big Bang Theory. It’s also one of the only sitcoms, outside of The Simpsons, that makes me laugh out loud. When I first started watching, I enjoyed that there were socially maladjusted nerds on tv who weren’t just the butt of […]


Since August of 2010, I have (in no particular order): -spent $80,000+ (school and living expenses) -gotten a boyfriend -lost a boyfriend -went to get diagnosed with ADD -received a diagnosis of depression -moved twice -got an essay published -wrote two newspaper articles -failed to write as much as I wanted -ate Pinkberry -ate Chipotle […]


25Nov11

I deactivated my Facebook account, and I haven’t been posting on Twitter. Or I’ll post, and then delete it. Recent events have rendered me uncommunicative. And Facebook makes me uncomfortable. Do I want my mom (FB friend) to know how depressed I am? Do I want Marilyn to know? Do I want random people I […]


I visited the World Trade Center first, I think, when I was 13 or 14.  My dad took me.  We didn’t go up to the observation deck—he didn’t want to, which he now regrets—but stood at the bottom and looked up towards the tops that we couldn’t see.  That week, Cats made a far greater […]


I have wanted to live in New York since I was 14. I don’t know why, really, something about the busyness and the skyscrapers, the fact that so many people here have character and story, its landmarks and fame and history. The music scene and Broadway and the museums and the thrift stores and music […]