I started an American Sign Language class back in September. I’d always wanted to take it and my work offered to pay, so I figured, why not? My teacher is deaf, and awesome, and has a strict no talking rule. If you don’t know a sign, you can fingerspell it. There were a few times… Read more 2018: Time to Get Uncomfortable
When you’re a kid making friends is as easy as walking up to another kid and asking them to play. As a 30-year-old woman in NYC, I’m not sure this same strategy would work. I’m pretty sure if I walked up to another adult on the street and asked if they want to check out… Read more Why Is Making New Friends so Hard?
More Hamilton titles. I can’t help it. I almost had a panic attack and Hamilton brings me back to a happy place. The reason for my near panic attack was an article in Lifehacker titled “What It Feels Like to Die”. I only got a few paragraphs in before my chest tightened and my face… Read more When My Time is Up, Have I Done Enough?
For a few years now, I’ve starting forming breaking news stories around my death. Maybe it’s due to the lack of gun-control in America or that fact that I have no problem telling people exactly what I think about them to their face, but a lot of the time it ends in me getting shot.… Read more Breaking News: Blogger Can’t Stop Thinking About Bus Hitting Her
Where did the saying the “third time’s a charm” come from? I could Google it, but I prefer to speculate. Was it meant to encourage someone who’s failed twice at something to keep trying? And if so, do we really want to encourage someone who was ready to give up after two failed tries? I… Read more Third Time’s Probably Not a Charm