I Miss Seeing My Friends During Quarantine

Whereas a large portion of the world’s population has had their lives forever altered (here’s a small way to help!), my family and I have…

Reactions to ‘If You See Me Don’t Say Hi’

The best part of this quarantine period has been all the extra free time on my hands (though I would rather be out with my…

Brandon and I Attempt A Socially Distant Picnic

We’ve already been separated for the past several weeks (besides our spontaneous grocery run-in last week), so Brandon and I planned a socially distant picnic…

How I’m Continuing Therapy Through Quarantine

Last month before everything went to shit, I wrote about my experience with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing or EMDR in my in-person therapy sessions…

Honoring Papahānaumoku on Earth Day

Indigenous people have always considered Mother Earth or Papahānaumoku in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi to be our living, breathing kūpuna for which we must care. It wasn’t…

Reactions to ‘In the Dream House’ and ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’

Last week I shared my thoughts on two books I borrowed from my sister’s collection: On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan and Three Women by…

Happy 9th Birthday to My Beloved Reggi

It’s my sweet, beloved Reggi pup’s 9th birthday today! It seems like just yesterday I volunteered to babysit him while his human dad went on…

Reactions to ‘On Chesil Beach’ and ‘Three Women’

In an effort to avoid a complete free fall into my anxiety and depression pit, I’ve mostly limited my social media activity (only three hours…

Nine Years of Friendship with Brandon on His Birthday

If you’ve been around this corner for a while, you would see dozens and dozens of photos of Brandon and me doing the most when…