Author Archives: lighttightmind

Running away

As we lay on the carpeted floor of my mom’s office, I knew I was preparing to run. Things had suddenly gone bad. The story starts with my father, Peter Kupeh. He loves his job at Knox, Inc, a metal … Continue reading

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Salman Khan was on Koffee with Karan and I thought about it

Salman Khan was on the season premiere of ‘Koffee with Karan’ and it was amazing. He was really real. He made Karan Johar squirm. It was fulfilling. Salman Khan’s real-ness did not match the distanced frilly energy of Karan Johar. Here … Continue reading

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My earliest memory

To be honest, it’s either this or another one where my mom thought I had kicked my brother when I really hadn’t. But that’s another story. Let’s pretend my earliest memory is this one. I am sitting in school, and … Continue reading

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I am re-grieving the end of harry potter

I’ve never met another person who loved Harry Potter that I’ve hated. We are a type. For better or for worse, we are a type. We are potter-hippies who would hold hands and flash cell phones, swaying side to side, in a … Continue reading

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Things I believe Adults should have figured out but I have failed

a.k.a Third world problems 1. Laundry My laundry is like a growing baby. It puts on weight at a rapid pace and it is never coming down. I should have a game plan how to battle this monstrosity, but have … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Rethink the Rant:
TRIGGER WARNING: The following includes descriptions, photos, and video that may serve as a trigger for victims of sexual violence. Please be advised.  Someone asked me today, “What is ‘rape culture’ anyway? I’m tired…

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Amy Poehler, How I love thee

This post is about my unconditional, innate, will-hit-you-if-you-even-try-to-convince-me-otherwise, belief that Amy Poehler and I would be friends if we met. My situation humor would fit in perfectly with her creative comedy, my supportive audience would complement her theatrics and she will love … Continue reading

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Dating and me

P.S. This post was also published over on talkingcranes.com. Thank you to the wonderful ladies plugging away over there and my mom, for making it happen. The article is here if you want to check it out. Thanks 🙂   As a woman of … Continue reading

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@100 : It’s ok

  @100 is a self inflicted goal to express an idea in 100 words or less. I stole borrowed this idea from the blog infinite awe, where Kate writes stories in 100 words or less. This story is inspired by my friendship … Continue reading

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Friendship

To my friends. I don’t know the exact moment when we went from being friendly to being friends. When our friendship was new it felt the same day to day, but was a subtly dynamic time, adding new layers to our connection. … Continue reading

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Being human

When someone hurts you they seem monsterly in their malice.  Its hard to remember that they are human. It’d do us well to remember that all of us have our own sense of right and wrong, and do the best … Continue reading

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Ethics of Drinking with Friends

I’ve come up with simple rules that a person can follow to maintain code of decorum while drinking with friends. I give thanks to a friend who managed to piss me off enough by talking about unwanted-stress-causing things in the … Continue reading

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My life is full of nuts

Old Story I found in an old mail. I wrote this to a friend to explain my evening. I was swimming with Ma and my brother, P. It was peaceful, the whole huge pool to ourselves in the night with … Continue reading

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To do or not to do it drunk

I wish someone would write a book and explain the ethics of being emotional when your drunk to me. First of all, how is it that drinking brings out the real in all of us? You’d think when the brain … Continue reading

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The end of an era

I’m moving to a new city. I’m nervous and excited for all I have to find but hate saying good-bye to all I leave behind.

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