Mental Health · Personal

Fears: On YA Lit, Mental Health and Therapy Anxiety

  I’ve been reading a lot about mental health in the last week and it’s no one’s fault but mine. Nothing has recently happened in my life to jump-start me, no scandal, no man drama, no work blow up. It started when I read a book about a character trying to cope with her own… Continue reading Fears: On YA Lit, Mental Health and Therapy Anxiety

Personal · Review · Writing

Turtles All the Way Down: A Pause in the Usual Programming

        I highlight, underline, and circle lines in the books I’m reading all the time. I notate and marginalia the shit out of everything I read because it’s a way for me to have a dialogue with the book, to react in real time, to show exactly how I was feeling at… Continue reading Turtles All the Way Down: A Pause in the Usual Programming

Personal · Review

It All Comes Back: Feels about Fun Home the Musical

After two weeks (okay three weeks it took longer than I thought) of decompressing, I’m ready to talk about my experience seeing Fun Home at Kalamazoo College. For reference: one time I read Fun Home and it fucking killed me. See this blog: Fun Home meets Skating Through Cemeteries: A Personal Reflection Here’s the thing. I don’t talk… Continue reading It All Comes Back: Feels about Fun Home the Musical

Personal · Review

Fun Home meets Skating Through Cemeteries: A Personal Reflection

  When I was in 10th grade, I wrote a fake autobiography. Well really, I drew the cover and wrote a blurb of a section of my childhood because that was all the assignment called for. In the blurb, I described the weird pleasant joy I got out of rollerskating and biking through the cemetery… Continue reading Fun Home meets Skating Through Cemeteries: A Personal Reflection