It’s as if the freedom to have fun was traded in exchange for my college diploma.
We sat in silence, listening only to the low hum of the oxygen machine.
When I saw that the CW had a Nancy Drew TV show that started airing in 2019, I had my reservations.
What if at the core of everything I find corny is something beautiful?
The initial descent, which for Lil Nas is as simple as grabbing the pole, is trickier from the Moon.
For paying customers, the Ferris wheel of Fortune has become a ski lift.
The sweater fulfilled my need for a constant hug, and I was begrudgingly ready to be still.
On a deeper level, though, I sense that I don’t need to construct another obligation for myself.
Wash Day, circa 2021; Or, Assorted Thoughts I Express While Taking Care of My Hair on a Sunday Afternoon
I send a quiet prayer of petition up for my sisters out there adding eggs to their hair routine: “May they remember to switch to the cold faucet.”
I used to think that gratitude would rob me of joyful anticipation.