I don’t want to live in your virtual world.

Yes, I value my new phone with its better camera, with its longer-lasting battery, with its sleeker shape, with its extra storage space for more podcasts. But is that the world I want to live in? Hardly. It’s a tool I use to enhance my experience of what is really out there, what I really…

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but then, it snowed.

Yesterday was an anxious time for me. The second day of the New Year, the second day in which I still hadn’t even started many of the good intentions I thought I’d set in the previous year. To be honest, this transition into 2022 hasn’t felt like freedom, but more like a return to the…

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why i’m listening to christmas music (yes, already)

Last week, I was browsing through the new releases on Spotify when something caught my eye – a new Kelly Clarkson Christmas album. Now, this isn’t something I’ve talked about often, but Kelly Clarkson’s 2013 Christmas album, Wrapped in Red, is probably one of my favorite records of all my time. Not only is it…

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xxxi : day four

This year has been a year of many firsts. Case in point, I have never posted my annual birthday post a whole day late – let alone four. But this year, I think that very action goes to show what I’ve learned to admit: It’s okay that this post is late, and the time I…

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