A few weeks ago at work, I received an unexpected request to write a 15–20 minute award acceptance speech for a member of our senior management team.… Read more “provide /prəˈvīd/, v.”
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.”
okay /ˌōˈkā/, adj.
I am far from being the first person to say this, but maybe someday when enough people say it, it’ll be more believable than it currently is: It… Read more “okay /ˌōˈkā/, adj.”
Sometime in high school, I chanced upon the book The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan. It’d been misplaced at the bookstore and stuck out like a sore… Read more “enough, adj.”
What’s your M.O.?
“What’s your M.O.?” One of my brother’s close friends asked me this question earlier this week. I think I must have given her a funny look because… Read more “What’s your M.O.?”
36 Questions, Set II [Abridged]
I first visited these 36 questions ten months ago. That was the first 12 of 36 questions any two people could, apparently, ask the other to accelerate the… Read more “36 Questions, Set II [Abridged]”
Dear Sugar, I stumbled upon your book, Tiny Beautiful Things, by accident. I didn’t think I would buy it at first. It just didn’t seem like it was up my alley.… Read more “Dear Sugar,”
In Keeping with Tradition
For those of you who’ve stuck around long enough to have read my last year’s Valentine’s Day post (sending you much love for doing so), you’ll likely be… Read more “In Keeping with Tradition”
In the past ten days, I – and much of my small, hometown community – received two bouts of awful news. One of the two was already, truly,… Read more “On Friendship”
One can always tell when Valentine’s Day is nearing on the Berkeley campus by simply walking through Sproul. Why one would walk down the center of Sproul… Read more “Valentine’s Traditions”