• Diary

    Things I Miss: Caffeine

    I had to give up caffeine after my epilepsy diagnosis. A few months after that, my neurologist asked how much caffeine I consumed. Sheepishly, I admitted, “I have an entire pot of coffee before nine am.” She gently asked, “I…

  • Diary

    The Cats Aren’t Political

    They don’t read and aren’t invested in the goings on of human body autonomy in as much as they want us to have the ability to feed them when they’re hungry. They also like the cardboard and want to tear…

  • Diary

    Lost and Found

    Last summer, when Covid died down for a few weeks, I got my ears pierced. Since then, I’ve been a bit obsessed with earrings. The pair I wear the most are my white sapphire studs. They’re simple and elegant and…

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    Deutsch ist lächerlich aber sehr wichtig

    Here’s a quick break from moving nonsense to talk about learning another language. I’m practicing my German every day with hopes of more intense studying once I’m done writing my book. It’s slow-going because I’m self-teaching. It’s also a difficult…