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Jun 22
2011

I Need a Meme

A quote I like “The only way to write is well, and how you do it is your own damn business.” A.J. Liebling A book I like Read several good ones lately: Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven by Susan Jane Gilman: Awesome story about a disastrous trip through China just after it opened […]


Mar 07
2011

What Made You Decide That Online Dating Was Okay?

Believe it or not, I’m writing a paper about online dating for school.  I know you all want me to graduate so I can translate my degree into a successful career as a full-time sad/funny blogger, so help a girl out. Why did you start using an online dating service?  What factors were involved in […]


Jan 08
2011

The Prodigal Student Returns: First Impressions

At dinner with my Philly friend, the night before my first class, we were talking about boys.  PF, who is lending me her spare room for the next two years, has been one of my best friends for going on 14 years.  She started her own battles with online dating and the quest for capital-L […]


Jan 05
2011

Adrenaline Junkie

…is not a phrase that has ever been used to describe me…though I do actually have a surprising penchant for such things as white water rafting and riding roller coasters (or I did, until a roller coaster tried to kill me last summer, but that’s another story.)  I also kind of love that stomach flop […]


Nov 26
2010

Old Wounds and New Horizons

I had a great day with Lieu today, and that’s the problem.  All the time I spend with him is good for me because I love him; I get to be near him, and smell him, and hug him hello.  And in a way, I get to relax; I’m the quietest version of myself with […]


Nov 07
2010

Even Though I Don't Like Cheesesteak

Big news this week, besides the fact that I am dying of bronchitis, is that I’ve been accepted into an accelerated bachelor’s degree completion program in Philadelphia, starting in January.  I’ll still be living in DC, but commuting to Philly every Friday night and attending class from 8-5 on Saturdays.  A good friend of mine […]