It’s a Monday… and although it’s the MLK holiday for many of you, some people still have to go to work with the begrudging knowledge that other people don’t. This post is for you, the dear Monday worker; it just involves pictures of my cat being a cat because I haven’t had enough coffee to […]Read more "On the Nature of Monday"
“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” – John Muir Do you remember the game Okami? It’s a beautiful title that puts you in control of Amaterasu, the Shinto goddess of the sun, who comes to earth in the guise of a white […]Read more "How Wolves Changed Geography: The Fragility of Ecosystems"
“This is the first time I’ve ever lived downtown in a large city before.” I said insecurely, fidgeting with my diet coke. Its glass was perspiring and cool to the touch, a welcome distraction from the conversations going on around me.Read more "On Cities and Towns"
Let me start by saying it’s not the medium, it’s me (…how every bad breakup occurs in the history of humanity. Yeah!). Social media can be an undeniably useful tool. But it can be dangerously addictive for an extroverted introvert. I’ve been on social media for a long time now. If we’re going to include […]Read more "I Quit Social Media (A Stream of Consciousness)"
Probably my favorite cookie recipe of all time… the Maple Pumpkin Cookies of Divinity. Simple, delicious, and almost guilt-free, these muffin-top cookies won’t last for long… even if it’s just you eating them.Read more "Edible Thoughts: Maple Pumpkin Butterscotch Cookies"
It was my first time exploring San Francisco on my own. I was already in love with the city. The cool air and lack of humidity calmed the hairs on my head, hairs that normally fly up at the sense of a single drop of southern humidity. Here everything, including the interior of buildings, had […]Read more "On Perception and Judgement"
(Article published on Gameranx) There was a point in time where I thought I was immune to the gender of a protagonist in a game or movie. The majority of games I played, unless it was an RPG that allowed you to build a character, presented a male as the quintessential hero. I […]Read more "First Light in the Right Direction"