14 Years Without Papa

Every year on November 18th, I pause and remember my favorite person and childhood hero– my papa. Papa was taken by the cruelest illness 14…

Reactions to Ling Ma’s ‘Severance’

At the end of last month I wrote about Laura Van Den Berg’s novel Find Me—an oh so relevant end of the world type of…

My Favorite Easy Hikes for Beginners

I don’t think I’ve mentioned at all that I’ve been walking and hiking a lot over the past few months (sarcasm—it’s all I talk about,…

Lovecraft Country and Schitt’s Creek

I tend to rewatch Sex and the City and Friday Night Lights repeatedly instead of trying new shows (except for Normal People, which is the…

Reactions to ‘Find Me’ by Laura Van Den Berg

I’m currently reading through my queue of old books Megan lent me months ago (my most recent read was The Friend) and I just finished…

The Last Two Months Without Therapy

Sometime in August I contemplated putting a pause on my therapy sessions as I felt I’d exhausted most of my talking points (like I’m in…

Reactions to ‘The Friend’ by Sigrid Nuñez

It’s been quite a while since I quickly devoured a book in my downtime (I don’t read at work anymore sadly) as the last one…

I’m Becoming An Avid Proponent of Long Walks

For the past few months I’ve been trying to lose weight I put on since I graduated from college (I’d ideally be the same size…

One Year After I Got My First Adult Job

One year ago today—four months after I graduated from Baylor—I was hired at Legal Aid in what I thought would be my first long-term adult…