an attempt to undergo a 30-day digital detox in a time of social distancing
remember /rəˈmembər/, v.
memories of crying over books, most recently Know My Name by Chanel Miller
immigrant /ˈiməgrənt/, n.
a title that carries beyond just the generation that has moved
burnout /ˈbərnˌout/, n.
I’m one of the few people I know—in real life—who actually uses their Twitter in some productive fashion. It’s where I keep up with a handful of… Read more “burnout /ˈbərnˌout/, n.”
educate /ˈejəˌkāt/, v.
There are a lot of questions going around as of late, particularly in light of Dr. Catherine Blasey Ford’s testimony against Kavanaugh. (Blogger’s note for self-reference later:… Read more “educate /ˈejəˌkāt/, v.”
familiar /fəˈmilyər/, adj.
René Magritte was one of those artists that I learned about through pure chance. When my English teacher in junior year of high school retired, she let… Read more “familiar /fəˈmilyər/, adj.”
Asian /ˈāZHən/, adj.
The term “Asian August” has been going around social media recently, and I am here for it. In the past four weeks, I’ve watched more Asian/Asian American-centered… Read more “Asian /ˈāZHən/, adj.”
granola /grəˈnōlə/, n.
This past weekend, I finally made good on a promise I’d made my best friend four years ago: I’d visit him in Chicago while he was in… Read more “granola /grəˈnōlə/, n.”
touch /təCH/, n., v.
The other night, before Candle Boy embarked on a two-week trip to London and Paris (without me), I’d asked him for some extra cuddle time, to stock up… Read more “touch /təCH/, n., v.”
comfort /ˈkəmfərt/, n., v.
On September 4, 2016, at 1:13 a.m. I was awake enough to type this note on my phone: “Was suddenly hit with the realization that once I… Read more “comfort /ˈkəmfərt/, n., v.”