To the men I’ve loved…

To the men I’ve loved. If you were a man I loved, then you are a member of a group of fellows who could not be more different yet certainly have striking similarities. While I clearly have a type here, this isn’t to say you weren’t special and unique in your own ways. To not […]

A DC Comics Villain Made Me a Better Me

This article features no spoilers for the 2016 Warner Bros. Film, Suicide Squad.  Despite having mixed feelings about DC’s latest film endeavor Suicide Squad, I came away with one resounding impression: Harley Quinn was rad. I first learned about Harley Quinn/Dr. Harleen Quinzel from a high school friend who has cosplayed as her for years (and loves her […]

Courage and Kindness

This is a silly blog. Don’t think I don’t know it. I know that the only people who take a look at it are very kind friends, my mother (hi, mom!), and, according to WordPress statistics, someone in Bulgaria (so “Zdravei” to you, friend!). I write it mostly for practice. I have a lot of thoughts […]

Taking a Leap or: How to Fall with Style

Yesterday was February 29th, or leap day. To celebrate, I jumped (or, “leapt,”) off the tallest structure in New Zealand. Taller than the Eiffel Tower, the Seattle Space Needle, and the Sydney Tower (Take THAT, Australia! …yes, the rivalry has already begun…), the Sky Tower is truly an architectural marvel that powerfully looms over the city of Auckland […]