Category Archives: General Essays

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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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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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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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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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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I’m in between

Everything’s stuck, Everything’s in-between, and I cannot do a thing, Except live this in-between. I am overwhelmed. I cannot say I do not like where my life is heading and neither can I say I dislike where I have been. … Continue reading

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Because my mommy loves me

There are times when all of us face our truths and watch them melt against reality. The reality of our lives cause us to change what we believe in or at least face a situation under which all we stand … Continue reading

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Job-hunt for Dummies

Why don’t you like me? – Mika Step 1 : Find a source of joy that will not wilt in the face of hard trying times. This source of joy should be able to instill in you a sense of … Continue reading

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Unrest

I’m worthy of sleep. I just wish I knew how to find it when I need it the most. So I’m awake and I have this feeling inside me that I can’t fight anymore. Its a feeling of disintegration. When everything … Continue reading

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Dear Future Me,

I really have big hopes for you. Of all the things that I want for you, things like love, money, health and friends, what I want more than anything for you to have is a sense of wonder. I hope … Continue reading

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The world of a sunflower

In the world of a sunflower, She faces only the sun, From dawn to dusk she follows, In the bright sunshine she glows, Knowing there ain’t no one like him, To her. In the world of a sunflower, She is … Continue reading

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