Another week another sex scandal. The fucked up thing about the Aziz Ansari scandal was that when I first read it, I was like, “Oh that’s not so bad in the grand scheme of things. And then I felt icky for feeling that way. The reason Aziz’s behavior didn’t seem so bad to me was… Read more “No” Doesn’t Mean Try Again in a Few Minutes
The Vegas shootings didn’t surprise me. These mass shooting occur frequently in America. I’ve been fortunate in that I haven’t been in the middle of one of these mass shootings, and neither have any of my close friends or family members. Still, with each shooting I get more and more uncomfortable being out in the… Read more Another Day, Another Shooting
This weekend, rather than go outside in the 90 degree heat, I decided to finally put together my kitchen table and stools. I’m still recovering from going through the stages of putting together furniture. Stage 1: Feeling overconfident. Toolbox? Check. Box cutter? Check. Glass of water? Check. Let’s do this. Stage 2. What are this?… Read more The Stages of Putting Together Furniture
I check the news to see a white supremacists rally where a person was murdered. Seriously, white dudes in America? Do you really have it that hard? Looking at this picture of all the US presidents, I’d say, no. It seems that many of them were upset about a statue being of Confederate General Robert E. Lee… Read more Playing the World’s Smallest Violin for White Supremicists
On Saturday, I went all over upper Manhattan looking for apartments and didn’t find a thing. But along the way, I did see beautiful parks in Inwood, old school brownstones in the Upper East Side, and a naked man in Harlem. So it wasn’t a total bust. I’m being a bit picky at this stage… Read more 3 Trains, 2 Taxis, 20,000 Steps Later, and Still No Apartment
As I mentioned in a previous post, I just moved into a temporary apartment in NYC. I have to be out of the apartment that I’m currently in in 30 days, so I’m still looking for a permanent home in the city. I knew that the prices were going to be rough and I made… Read more Apartment Hunting with White Guilt
My boyfriend and I are currently house hunting. Not to own, but to rent. We could just rent another apartment, but we’re pretty much at our bullshit threshold for neighbors. In our current apartment we can hear our neighbors’ loud sex noises, shouting matches, and crying babies. Another reason we want a house is due… Read more Any Treehouses for Rent?